Titanium nanoparticles doping of 5CB infiltrated microstructured optical fibers

Agata Siarkowska, Miłosz Chychłowski, Tomasz Ryszard Woliński, Artur Dybko

Abstract


Optical properties 5CB liquid crystal (LC) cells and 5CB infiltrated microstructured optical fibers doped with 1 wt.% titanium nanoparticles (NPs) of the size ~100nm, have been studied. NPs were found to modify properties of both LC cells and LC-infiltrated fibers. Preliminary thermo-optic properties of photonic liquid crystal fiber with Ti-doped 5CB were researched. Additionally, preliminary electro-optic characteristic of the nanoparticles doped LC cell have been obtained.

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