TITLE

Tunable electronic lens using a gradient polymer network liquid crystal

AUTHOR(S)
Ren, Hongwen; Wu, Shin-Tson
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/6/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Tunable electronic lenses using gradient polymer network liquid crystal (PNLC) cells were demonstrated. By changing the photomask pattern, both positive and negative lenses were fabricated. The advantages of such a PNLC lens are low operation voltage, large aperture size, and simple electrode design. To overcome the polarization dependence, stacking two orthogonal homogeneous PNLC cells is considered.
ACCESSION #
8781328

 

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