Field-induced optically isotropic state in bent core nematic LCs: Unambiguous proof of their optical biaxility

Omaima Elamain, Gurumurthy Heade, K. Fodor-Csorba, Lachezar Komitov

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Abstract

The field-induced optically isotropic state in the bent core nematic liquid crystals is considered to be an unambiguous proof of their field-induced optical biaxiality. Their electro-optical behavior is explained by a simple model in which the molecular bend shape plays a vital role.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication20th International Display Workshops 2013, IDW 2013
PublisherInternational Display Workshops
Pages55-58
Number of pages4
Volume1
ISBN (Electronic)9781510827783
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2013
Event20th International Display Workshops 2013, IDW 2013 - Sapporo, Japan
Duration: Dec 3 2013Dec 6 2013

Other

Other20th International Display Workshops 2013, IDW 2013
CountryJapan
CitySapporo
Period12/3/1312/6/13

Keywords

  • Bentcore
  • Biaxiality
  • Isotropic
  • Nematic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Elamain, O., Heade, G., Fodor-Csorba, K., & Komitov, L. (2013). Field-induced optically isotropic state in bent core nematic LCs: Unambiguous proof of their optical biaxility. In 20th International Display Workshops 2013, IDW 2013 (Vol. 1, pp. 55-58). International Display Workshops.