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Planar alignment of Liquid Crystals on h-BN for Near-Eye Displays

  title={Planar alignment of Liquid Crystals on h-BN for Near-Eye Displays},
  author={Muhammad Arslan Shehzad and Kanghee Won and Yongho Seo and Xinqi Chen},
Liquid crystals alignment on 2D materials is known due to their intrinsic van der Waals interaction. Here, we provide a proof of concept where alignment of liquid crystals (LC) on 2D materials can be utilized to control incident light. We demonstrate that direction and strength of electric field can tune the alignment of LC adsorbed on 2D surface. Due to degeneracy of alignment LC on hexagonal surface, it prefers to align in three multiple states. It is shown that electric field can reorient… 

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