Electrically controllable liquid crystal photonic bandgap fiber with dual-frequency control

Lara Scolari, Thomas Tanggaard Alkeskjold, Jesper Riishede, Martin Dybendal Nielsen, David Sparre Hermann, A. Anawati, Paolo Bassi, Anders Overgaard Bjarklev

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Abstract

We present an electrically tunable liquid crystal photonic bandgap fiber device based on a dual frequency liquid crystal with pre-tilted molecules that allows the bandgaps to be continuously tuned. The frequency dependent behavior of the liquid crystal enables active shifting of the bandgaps toward shorter or longer wavelengths. We also describe and experimentally characterize an electro-optical modulator and a birefringence controller suitable for polarization control.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Proceedings : Workshop on Fibres and Optical Passive Components
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2005
Pages14-19
ISBN (Print)0-7803-8949-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Event4th IEEE/LEOS Workshop on Fibres and Optical Passive Components - Mondello, Palermo, Italy
Duration: 22 Jun 200524 Jun 2005
Conference number: 4
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/1462086

Conference

Conference4th IEEE/LEOS Workshop on Fibres and Optical Passive Components
Number4
Country/TerritoryItaly
CityMondello, Palermo
Period22/06/200524/06/2005
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