The wavelength dependence of the optical reorientation of nematic liquid crystals is investigated in the presence of two dyes, using the z-scan technique. A strong correlation is found between the magnitude of the dye-induced amplification of the optical torque and the dichroism of the system.
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section A: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals|
|Publication status||Published - 1994|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Materials Science(all)
- Condensed Matter Physics