Enhancement of electro-optic properties in liquid crystal devices via titanium nanoparticle doping.

@article{Ha2012EnhancementOE,
  title={Enhancement of electro-optic properties in liquid crystal devices via titanium nanoparticle doping.},
  author={Yong-Seok Ha and Hyung-Jun Kim and Hong-Gyu Park and Dae-Shik Seo},
  journal={Optics express},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={6448-55}
}
We investigated the properties of nematic liquid crystal device (NLC) doped with titanium (Ti) nanoparticle (~100nm). The electro-optic (EO) properties of LCs changed according to Ti nanoparticle doping concentration. Ti nanoparticles in the NLC cells focused the electric field flux and strengthened the electric field. Further, Ti nanoparticles in NLC molecules may trap charged ionic impurities and suppress the screen effect, leading to a stronger electric field and the van der Waals dispersion… CONTINUE READING
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