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Bistable Nematics — A Novel Approach towards Optical Information Processing

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Abstract

Particles of fumed silica with primary diameter of 7 to 16 nm forming aggregates and agglomerates stabilize the orientation of nematic liquid crystals. By external influence layers of stable suspensions of 2 to 3 vol. per cent of the solid can be rendered transparent or light scattering.

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© B. G. Teubner Verlagsgesellschaft Leipzig 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NEMATELMainzGermany

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