Light Amplification in Photorefractive Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Blends Containing Quarter-Thiophene Photoconductive Dopant

  • Takeo SasakiEmail author
  • Shouta Morino
  • Khoa Van Le
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 194)


Ferroelectric liquid crystal blends containing a photoconductive chiral dopant and an electron trap reagent exhibit a large photorefractivity and fast response. They can be utilized in dynamic amplification of moving optical signals. In the present study, the enhancement of working wavelength to a longer wavelength regions was investigated. A series of photoconductive chiral dopants was prepared and the photorefractive properties were examined.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of ScienceTokyo University of ScienceTokyoJapan

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