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Substrate patterning for liquid crystal alignment by optical interference
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10.1063/1.2209713
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Image of FIG. 1.
FIG. 1.

Setup used to produce the inhomogeneous LC alignment pattern on the SD-1 films. The components labeled -plate- are half-wave plates.

Image of FIG. 2.
FIG. 2.

Optical images of four representative LC cells constructed from SD-1 films patterned with different periods as shown. The double-sided arrows indicate the polarizer and analyzer directions used in taking the pictures.

Image of FIG. 3.
FIG. 3.

vs for the , 1.6, and patterns (solid circles, lower axis). The dashed lines are simulations of plotted against (upper axis).

Image of FIG. 4.
FIG. 4.

Average LC azimuthal alignment found on SD-1 films exposed to a uniform UV laser beam polarized along for with different intensities (plotted as the abscissa) followed by a second uniform exposure with UV polarization changed to for and a fixed intensity of , set to 2.82 and for the two measurement series shown.

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Table I.

UV exposure conditions and azimuthal surface energies.

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2006-06-13
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Scitation: Substrate patterning for liquid crystal alignment by optical interference
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/apl/88/24/10.1063/1.2209713
10.1063/1.2209713
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