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An electro-optically tunable Bragg reflector based on liquid crystals

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)62-68
Number of pages7
JournalMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals
Volume549
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Abstract

In this paper we report the analysis of a distributed feedback guided-wave reflector in liquid crystals and we describe the main properties of the device. The device is based on a comb-shaped interdigitated electrodes and a liquid crystal slab. The device shows a wide tuning range exceeding 100 nm covering C and L bands for wavelength division multiplexing.

Keywords

  • electro-optic effect, liquid crystals, Optical waveguides