Abstract

A new tuning strategy for mirror-less liquid crystals laser is presented. A three layer cell is prepared with two cholesteric layers sandwiching a layer containing an isotropic mixture of a photoluminescent dye. One of the chiral layers contains a wide band gap material while the second layer consists of a series of small band gap materials. Through the combination of these two layers, a set of mirrors that can selectively reflect different wavelengths is obtained. A different laser wavelength is emitted from different regions of the cell under the pumping beam irradiation.

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2007 (2)

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, and P. V. Shibaev, “Reversible tuning of lasing in cholesteric liquid crystals controlled by light-emitting diodes,” Adv. Mater. 19, 565–568 (2007).
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2006 (4)

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and P. Collings, “Light control of cholesteric liquid crystals using azoxy-based host materials,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 453, 123–140 (2006).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

M. H. Song, N.Y. Ha, K. Amemiya, B. Park, Y. Takanishi, K. Ishikawa, J.W. Wu, S. Nishimura, T. Toyooka, and H. Takezoe, “Defect mode lasing with lowered threshold in a three-layered hetero cholesteric liquid crystal structure,” Adv. Mater. 18, 193 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, and M. A. Matranga, “Enhancing cholesteric liquid crystal laser stability by cell rotation,” Opt. Express 14, 9939–9943 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2005 (2)

Y. Zhou, Y. Huang, A. Rapaport, M. Bass, and S. T. Wu, “Doubling the optical efficiency of a chiral liquid crystal laser using a reflector,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 231107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

2004 (1)

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Lasing in dye-doped liquid crystals: two new strategies of tuning,” Adv. Mat. 16, 791–794 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2003 (3)

Furumi, S. Yokoyama, A. Otomo, and S. Mashiko, “Electrical control of the structure and lasing in chiral photonic band-gap liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 16–18 (2003).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Phototunable lasing in dye-doped cholesteric liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 5353–5355 (2003).
[CrossRef]

V. I. Kopp, Z. Q. Zhang, and A. Z. Genack, “Lasing in chiral photonic structures,” Prog. Quantum Electron. 27, 369–416 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002 (3)

A. Jakli, L.C. Chien, D. Kruerke, H. Sawade, and G. Heppke, “Light shutters from antiferroelectric liquid crystals of bent-shaped molecules,” Liq. Cryst. 29, 377–381 (2002).
[CrossRef]

T. Matsui, R. Ozaki, K. Funamoto, M. Ozaki, and K. Yoshino, “Flexible mirrorless laser based on a freestanding film of photo polymerized cholesteric liquid crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 3741–3743 (2002).
[CrossRef]

M. Ozaki, M. Kasano, D. Ganzke, W. Haase, and K. Yoshina, “Mirrorless lasing in a dye-doped ferroelectric liquid crystal,” Adv. Mater. 14, 306–309 (2002).
[CrossRef]

2001 (1)

H. Finkelmann, S.T. Kim, A. Munoz, P. Palffy-Muhoray, and B. Taheri, “Tunable mirrorless lasing in cholesteric liquid crystalline elastomers,” Adv. Mater. 13, 1069–1072 (2001).
[CrossRef]

1999 (1)

Y.C. Yang, CS. Kee, J.E. Kim, and H.Y. Park, “Photonic defect modes of cholesteric liquid crystals,” Phys. Rev. E 60, 6852–6854 (1999).
[CrossRef]

1998 (1)

1996 (1)

D. Grebe, R. Macdonald, and H.J. Eichler, “Cholesteric liquid crystal mirrors for pulsed solid-state lasers,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 282, 309–314 (1996).
[CrossRef]

1994 (1)

J. P. Dowling, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, and C. M. Bowden, “The photonic band-edge laser - a new approach to gain enhancement,” J. Appl. Phys. 75, 1896–1899 (1994).
[CrossRef]

1993 (1)

F. Mosini and N.V. Tabiryan, “Cholesteric liquid crystal resonators and systems with addressable colors,” SPIE Proceedings 1982, 28–33 (1993).
[CrossRef]

1990 (1)

1980 (1)

I.P. Ilchishin, E.A. Tikhonov, V.G. Tishchenko, and M.T. Shpak, “Generation of tunable radiation by impurity cholesteric liquid crystals,” Sov. JETP Letters 32, 24–27 (1980).

Amemiya, K.

M. H. Song, N.Y. Ha, K. Amemiya, B. Park, Y. Takanishi, K. Ishikawa, J.W. Wu, S. Nishimura, T. Toyooka, and H. Takezoe, “Defect mode lasing with lowered threshold in a three-layered hetero cholesteric liquid crystal structure,” Adv. Mater. 18, 193 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Barberi, R.

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, M.P. De Santo, H. Sellame, and M.A. Matranga, “Single mode lasing in multilayer sandwiched systems consisting of cholesteric liquid crystals and dye solution,” SPIE proceedings 6637, 66370M1–6 (2007).

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, and P. V. Shibaev, “Reversible tuning of lasing in cholesteric liquid crystals controlled by light-emitting diodes,” Adv. Mater. 19, 565–568 (2007).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and F. Ciuchi, “Lasing in an intermediate twisted phase between cholesteric and smectic A phase,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88,101105 1–3 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and P. Collings, “Light control of cholesteric liquid crystals using azoxy-based host materials,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 453, 123–140 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, and M. A. Matranga, “Enhancing cholesteric liquid crystal laser stability by cell rotation,” Opt. Express 14, 9939–9943 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, R. Gimenez, L. Oriol, and M. Pinol, “Widely fine-tunable UV -VIS liquid crystal laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Lasing in dye-doped liquid crystals: two new strategies of tuning,” Adv. Mat. 16, 791–794 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Phototunable lasing in dye-doped cholesteric liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 5353–5355 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Bartolino, R.

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, and P. V. Shibaev, “Reversible tuning of lasing in cholesteric liquid crystals controlled by light-emitting diodes,” Adv. Mater. 19, 565–568 (2007).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and P. Collings, “Light control of cholesteric liquid crystals using azoxy-based host materials,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 453, 123–140 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, R. Gimenez, L. Oriol, and M. Pinol, “Widely fine-tunable UV -VIS liquid crystal laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Lasing in dye-doped liquid crystals: two new strategies of tuning,” Adv. Mat. 16, 791–794 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Phototunable lasing in dye-doped cholesteric liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 5353–5355 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Bass, M.

Y. Zhou, Y. Huang, A. Rapaport, M. Bass, and S. T. Wu, “Doubling the optical efficiency of a chiral liquid crystal laser using a reflector,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 231107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Bloemer, M. J.

J. P. Dowling, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, and C. M. Bowden, “The photonic band-edge laser - a new approach to gain enhancement,” J. Appl. Phys. 75, 1896–1899 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Bowden, C. M.

J. P. Dowling, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, and C. M. Bowden, “The photonic band-edge laser - a new approach to gain enhancement,” J. Appl. Phys. 75, 1896–1899 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Chanishvili, A.

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, M.P. De Santo, H. Sellame, and M.A. Matranga, “Single mode lasing in multilayer sandwiched systems consisting of cholesteric liquid crystals and dye solution,” SPIE proceedings 6637, 66370M1–6 (2007).

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, and P. V. Shibaev, “Reversible tuning of lasing in cholesteric liquid crystals controlled by light-emitting diodes,” Adv. Mater. 19, 565–568 (2007).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and P. Collings, “Light control of cholesteric liquid crystals using azoxy-based host materials,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 453, 123–140 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and F. Ciuchi, “Lasing in an intermediate twisted phase between cholesteric and smectic A phase,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88,101105 1–3 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, and M. A. Matranga, “Enhancing cholesteric liquid crystal laser stability by cell rotation,” Opt. Express 14, 9939–9943 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, R. Gimenez, L. Oriol, and M. Pinol, “Widely fine-tunable UV -VIS liquid crystal laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Lasing in dye-doped liquid crystals: two new strategies of tuning,” Adv. Mat. 16, 791–794 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Phototunable lasing in dye-doped cholesteric liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 5353–5355 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Chien, L.C.

A. Jakli, L.C. Chien, D. Kruerke, H. Sawade, and G. Heppke, “Light shutters from antiferroelectric liquid crystals of bent-shaped molecules,” Liq. Cryst. 29, 377–381 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Chilaya, G.

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, and P. V. Shibaev, “Reversible tuning of lasing in cholesteric liquid crystals controlled by light-emitting diodes,” Adv. Mater. 19, 565–568 (2007).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, M.P. De Santo, H. Sellame, and M.A. Matranga, “Single mode lasing in multilayer sandwiched systems consisting of cholesteric liquid crystals and dye solution,” SPIE proceedings 6637, 66370M1–6 (2007).

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and P. Collings, “Light control of cholesteric liquid crystals using azoxy-based host materials,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 453, 123–140 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and F. Ciuchi, “Lasing in an intermediate twisted phase between cholesteric and smectic A phase,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88,101105 1–3 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, and M. A. Matranga, “Enhancing cholesteric liquid crystal laser stability by cell rotation,” Opt. Express 14, 9939–9943 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, R. Gimenez, L. Oriol, and M. Pinol, “Widely fine-tunable UV -VIS liquid crystal laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Lasing in dye-doped liquid crystals: two new strategies of tuning,” Adv. Mat. 16, 791–794 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Phototunable lasing in dye-doped cholesteric liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 5353–5355 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Cipparone, G.

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, and P. V. Shibaev, “Reversible tuning of lasing in cholesteric liquid crystals controlled by light-emitting diodes,” Adv. Mater. 19, 565–568 (2007).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, M.P. De Santo, H. Sellame, and M.A. Matranga, “Single mode lasing in multilayer sandwiched systems consisting of cholesteric liquid crystals and dye solution,” SPIE proceedings 6637, 66370M1–6 (2007).

Cipparrone, G.

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, R. Gimenez, L. Oriol, and M. Pinol, “Widely fine-tunable UV -VIS liquid crystal laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Lasing in dye-doped liquid crystals: two new strategies of tuning,” Adv. Mat. 16, 791–794 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Phototunable lasing in dye-doped cholesteric liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 5353–5355 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Ciuchi, F.

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and F. Ciuchi, “Lasing in an intermediate twisted phase between cholesteric and smectic A phase,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88,101105 1–3 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Collings, P.

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and P. Collings, “Light control of cholesteric liquid crystals using azoxy-based host materials,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 453, 123–140 (2006).
[CrossRef]

De Santo, M. P.

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and F. Ciuchi, “Lasing in an intermediate twisted phase between cholesteric and smectic A phase,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88,101105 1–3 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and P. Collings, “Light control of cholesteric liquid crystals using azoxy-based host materials,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 453, 123–140 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, and M. A. Matranga, “Enhancing cholesteric liquid crystal laser stability by cell rotation,” Opt. Express 14, 9939–9943 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

De Santo, M.P.

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, M.P. De Santo, H. Sellame, and M.A. Matranga, “Single mode lasing in multilayer sandwiched systems consisting of cholesteric liquid crystals and dye solution,” SPIE proceedings 6637, 66370M1–6 (2007).

Dowling, J. P.

J. P. Dowling, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, and C. M. Bowden, “The photonic band-edge laser - a new approach to gain enhancement,” J. Appl. Phys. 75, 1896–1899 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Eichler, H.J.

D. Grebe, R. Macdonald, and H.J. Eichler, “Cholesteric liquid crystal mirrors for pulsed solid-state lasers,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 282, 309–314 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Fan, B.

Finkelmann, H.

H. Finkelmann, S.T. Kim, A. Munoz, P. Palffy-Muhoray, and B. Taheri, “Tunable mirrorless lasing in cholesteric liquid crystalline elastomers,” Adv. Mater. 13, 1069–1072 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Funamoto, K.

T. Matsui, R. Ozaki, K. Funamoto, M. Ozaki, and K. Yoshino, “Flexible mirrorless laser based on a freestanding film of photo polymerized cholesteric liquid crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 3741–3743 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Furumi,

Furumi, S. Yokoyama, A. Otomo, and S. Mashiko, “Electrical control of the structure and lasing in chiral photonic band-gap liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 16–18 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Ganzke, D.

M. Ozaki, M. Kasano, D. Ganzke, W. Haase, and K. Yoshina, “Mirrorless lasing in a dye-doped ferroelectric liquid crystal,” Adv. Mater. 14, 306–309 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Genack, A. Z.

Gimenez, R.

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, R. Gimenez, L. Oriol, and M. Pinol, “Widely fine-tunable UV -VIS liquid crystal laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Grebe, D.

D. Grebe, R. Macdonald, and H.J. Eichler, “Cholesteric liquid crystal mirrors for pulsed solid-state lasers,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 282, 309–314 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Gunderman, T.

Ha, N.Y.

M. H. Song, N.Y. Ha, K. Amemiya, B. Park, Y. Takanishi, K. Ishikawa, J.W. Wu, S. Nishimura, T. Toyooka, and H. Takezoe, “Defect mode lasing with lowered threshold in a three-layered hetero cholesteric liquid crystal structure,” Adv. Mater. 18, 193 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Haase, W.

M. Ozaki, M. Kasano, D. Ganzke, W. Haase, and K. Yoshina, “Mirrorless lasing in a dye-doped ferroelectric liquid crystal,” Adv. Mater. 14, 306–309 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Heppke, G.

A. Jakli, L.C. Chien, D. Kruerke, H. Sawade, and G. Heppke, “Light shutters from antiferroelectric liquid crystals of bent-shaped molecules,” Liq. Cryst. 29, 377–381 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Huang, Y.

Y. Zhou, Y. Huang, A. Rapaport, M. Bass, and S. T. Wu, “Doubling the optical efficiency of a chiral liquid crystal laser using a reflector,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 231107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Ilchishin, I.P.

I.P. Ilchishin, E.A. Tikhonov, V.G. Tishchenko, and M.T. Shpak, “Generation of tunable radiation by impurity cholesteric liquid crystals,” Sov. JETP Letters 32, 24–27 (1980).

Ishikawa, K.

M. H. Song, N.Y. Ha, K. Amemiya, B. Park, Y. Takanishi, K. Ishikawa, J.W. Wu, S. Nishimura, T. Toyooka, and H. Takezoe, “Defect mode lasing with lowered threshold in a three-layered hetero cholesteric liquid crystal structure,” Adv. Mater. 18, 193 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Jacobs, S.D.

Jakli, A.

A. Jakli, L.C. Chien, D. Kruerke, H. Sawade, and G. Heppke, “Light shutters from antiferroelectric liquid crystals of bent-shaped molecules,” Liq. Cryst. 29, 377–381 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Kasano, M.

M. Ozaki, M. Kasano, D. Ganzke, W. Haase, and K. Yoshina, “Mirrorless lasing in a dye-doped ferroelectric liquid crystal,” Adv. Mater. 14, 306–309 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Kee, CS.

Y.C. Yang, CS. Kee, J.E. Kim, and H.Y. Park, “Photonic defect modes of cholesteric liquid crystals,” Phys. Rev. E 60, 6852–6854 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Kessler, T.J.

Kim, J.E.

Y.C. Yang, CS. Kee, J.E. Kim, and H.Y. Park, “Photonic defect modes of cholesteric liquid crystals,” Phys. Rev. E 60, 6852–6854 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Kim, S.T.

H. Finkelmann, S.T. Kim, A. Munoz, P. Palffy-Muhoray, and B. Taheri, “Tunable mirrorless lasing in cholesteric liquid crystalline elastomers,” Adv. Mater. 13, 1069–1072 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Kopp, V. I.

Kruerke, D.

A. Jakli, L.C. Chien, D. Kruerke, H. Sawade, and G. Heppke, “Light shutters from antiferroelectric liquid crystals of bent-shaped molecules,” Liq. Cryst. 29, 377–381 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Lee, J.C.

Macdonald, R.

D. Grebe, R. Macdonald, and H.J. Eichler, “Cholesteric liquid crystal mirrors for pulsed solid-state lasers,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 282, 309–314 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Mashiko, S.

Furumi, S. Yokoyama, A. Otomo, and S. Mashiko, “Electrical control of the structure and lasing in chiral photonic band-gap liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 16–18 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Matranga, M. A.

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and P. Collings, “Light control of cholesteric liquid crystals using azoxy-based host materials,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 453, 123–140 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and F. Ciuchi, “Lasing in an intermediate twisted phase between cholesteric and smectic A phase,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88,101105 1–3 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, and M. A. Matranga, “Enhancing cholesteric liquid crystal laser stability by cell rotation,” Opt. Express 14, 9939–9943 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Matranga, M.A.

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, M.P. De Santo, H. Sellame, and M.A. Matranga, “Single mode lasing in multilayer sandwiched systems consisting of cholesteric liquid crystals and dye solution,” SPIE proceedings 6637, 66370M1–6 (2007).

Matsui, T.

T. Matsui, R. Ozaki, K. Funamoto, M. Ozaki, and K. Yoshino, “Flexible mirrorless laser based on a freestanding film of photo polymerized cholesteric liquid crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 3741–3743 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Mazzulla, A.

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, and P. V. Shibaev, “Reversible tuning of lasing in cholesteric liquid crystals controlled by light-emitting diodes,” Adv. Mater. 19, 565–568 (2007).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, M.P. De Santo, H. Sellame, and M.A. Matranga, “Single mode lasing in multilayer sandwiched systems consisting of cholesteric liquid crystals and dye solution,” SPIE proceedings 6637, 66370M1–6 (2007).

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, R. Gimenez, L. Oriol, and M. Pinol, “Widely fine-tunable UV -VIS liquid crystal laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Lasing in dye-doped liquid crystals: two new strategies of tuning,” Adv. Mat. 16, 791–794 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Phototunable lasing in dye-doped cholesteric liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 5353–5355 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Mosini, F.

F. Mosini and N.V. Tabiryan, “Cholesteric liquid crystal resonators and systems with addressable colors,” SPIE Proceedings 1982, 28–33 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Munoz, A.

H. Finkelmann, S.T. Kim, A. Munoz, P. Palffy-Muhoray, and B. Taheri, “Tunable mirrorless lasing in cholesteric liquid crystalline elastomers,” Adv. Mater. 13, 1069–1072 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Nishimura, S.

M. H. Song, N.Y. Ha, K. Amemiya, B. Park, Y. Takanishi, K. Ishikawa, J.W. Wu, S. Nishimura, T. Toyooka, and H. Takezoe, “Defect mode lasing with lowered threshold in a three-layered hetero cholesteric liquid crystal structure,” Adv. Mater. 18, 193 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Oriol, L.

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, R. Gimenez, L. Oriol, and M. Pinol, “Widely fine-tunable UV -VIS liquid crystal laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Lasing in dye-doped liquid crystals: two new strategies of tuning,” Adv. Mat. 16, 791–794 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Phototunable lasing in dye-doped cholesteric liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 5353–5355 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Otomo, A.

Furumi, S. Yokoyama, A. Otomo, and S. Mashiko, “Electrical control of the structure and lasing in chiral photonic band-gap liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 16–18 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Ozaki, M.

T. Matsui, R. Ozaki, K. Funamoto, M. Ozaki, and K. Yoshino, “Flexible mirrorless laser based on a freestanding film of photo polymerized cholesteric liquid crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 3741–3743 (2002).
[CrossRef]

M. Ozaki, M. Kasano, D. Ganzke, W. Haase, and K. Yoshina, “Mirrorless lasing in a dye-doped ferroelectric liquid crystal,” Adv. Mater. 14, 306–309 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Ozaki, R.

T. Matsui, R. Ozaki, K. Funamoto, M. Ozaki, and K. Yoshino, “Flexible mirrorless laser based on a freestanding film of photo polymerized cholesteric liquid crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 3741–3743 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Palffy-Muhoray, P.

H. Finkelmann, S.T. Kim, A. Munoz, P. Palffy-Muhoray, and B. Taheri, “Tunable mirrorless lasing in cholesteric liquid crystalline elastomers,” Adv. Mater. 13, 1069–1072 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Park, B.

M. H. Song, N.Y. Ha, K. Amemiya, B. Park, Y. Takanishi, K. Ishikawa, J.W. Wu, S. Nishimura, T. Toyooka, and H. Takezoe, “Defect mode lasing with lowered threshold in a three-layered hetero cholesteric liquid crystal structure,” Adv. Mater. 18, 193 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Park, H.Y.

Y.C. Yang, CS. Kee, J.E. Kim, and H.Y. Park, “Photonic defect modes of cholesteric liquid crystals,” Phys. Rev. E 60, 6852–6854 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Petriashvili, G.

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, and P. V. Shibaev, “Reversible tuning of lasing in cholesteric liquid crystals controlled by light-emitting diodes,” Adv. Mater. 19, 565–568 (2007).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, M.P. De Santo, H. Sellame, and M.A. Matranga, “Single mode lasing in multilayer sandwiched systems consisting of cholesteric liquid crystals and dye solution,” SPIE proceedings 6637, 66370M1–6 (2007).

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and F. Ciuchi, “Lasing in an intermediate twisted phase between cholesteric and smectic A phase,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88,101105 1–3 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and P. Collings, “Light control of cholesteric liquid crystals using azoxy-based host materials,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 453, 123–140 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, and M. A. Matranga, “Enhancing cholesteric liquid crystal laser stability by cell rotation,” Opt. Express 14, 9939–9943 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, R. Gimenez, L. Oriol, and M. Pinol, “Widely fine-tunable UV -VIS liquid crystal laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Lasing in dye-doped liquid crystals: two new strategies of tuning,” Adv. Mat. 16, 791–794 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Phototunable lasing in dye-doped cholesteric liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 5353–5355 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Pinol, M.

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, R. Gimenez, L. Oriol, and M. Pinol, “Widely fine-tunable UV -VIS liquid crystal laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Rapaport, A.

Y. Zhou, Y. Huang, A. Rapaport, M. Bass, and S. T. Wu, “Doubling the optical efficiency of a chiral liquid crystal laser using a reflector,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 231107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Sawade, H.

A. Jakli, L.C. Chien, D. Kruerke, H. Sawade, and G. Heppke, “Light shutters from antiferroelectric liquid crystals of bent-shaped molecules,” Liq. Cryst. 29, 377–381 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Scalora, M.

J. P. Dowling, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, and C. M. Bowden, “The photonic band-edge laser - a new approach to gain enhancement,” J. Appl. Phys. 75, 1896–1899 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Schmid, A.

Sellame, H.

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, M.P. De Santo, H. Sellame, and M.A. Matranga, “Single mode lasing in multilayer sandwiched systems consisting of cholesteric liquid crystals and dye solution,” SPIE proceedings 6637, 66370M1–6 (2007).

Shibaev, P. V.

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, and P. V. Shibaev, “Reversible tuning of lasing in cholesteric liquid crystals controlled by light-emitting diodes,” Adv. Mater. 19, 565–568 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Shpak, M.T.

I.P. Ilchishin, E.A. Tikhonov, V.G. Tishchenko, and M.T. Shpak, “Generation of tunable radiation by impurity cholesteric liquid crystals,” Sov. JETP Letters 32, 24–27 (1980).

Skeldon, M.D.

Song, M. H.

M. H. Song, N.Y. Ha, K. Amemiya, B. Park, Y. Takanishi, K. Ishikawa, J.W. Wu, S. Nishimura, T. Toyooka, and H. Takezoe, “Defect mode lasing with lowered threshold in a three-layered hetero cholesteric liquid crystal structure,” Adv. Mater. 18, 193 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Tabiryan, N.V.

F. Mosini and N.V. Tabiryan, “Cholesteric liquid crystal resonators and systems with addressable colors,” SPIE Proceedings 1982, 28–33 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Taheri, B.

H. Finkelmann, S.T. Kim, A. Munoz, P. Palffy-Muhoray, and B. Taheri, “Tunable mirrorless lasing in cholesteric liquid crystalline elastomers,” Adv. Mater. 13, 1069–1072 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Takanishi, Y.

M. H. Song, N.Y. Ha, K. Amemiya, B. Park, Y. Takanishi, K. Ishikawa, J.W. Wu, S. Nishimura, T. Toyooka, and H. Takezoe, “Defect mode lasing with lowered threshold in a three-layered hetero cholesteric liquid crystal structure,” Adv. Mater. 18, 193 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Takezoe, H.

M. H. Song, N.Y. Ha, K. Amemiya, B. Park, Y. Takanishi, K. Ishikawa, J.W. Wu, S. Nishimura, T. Toyooka, and H. Takezoe, “Defect mode lasing with lowered threshold in a three-layered hetero cholesteric liquid crystal structure,” Adv. Mater. 18, 193 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Tikhonov, E.A.

I.P. Ilchishin, E.A. Tikhonov, V.G. Tishchenko, and M.T. Shpak, “Generation of tunable radiation by impurity cholesteric liquid crystals,” Sov. JETP Letters 32, 24–27 (1980).

Tishchenko, V.G.

I.P. Ilchishin, E.A. Tikhonov, V.G. Tishchenko, and M.T. Shpak, “Generation of tunable radiation by impurity cholesteric liquid crystals,” Sov. JETP Letters 32, 24–27 (1980).

Toyooka, T.

M. H. Song, N.Y. Ha, K. Amemiya, B. Park, Y. Takanishi, K. Ishikawa, J.W. Wu, S. Nishimura, T. Toyooka, and H. Takezoe, “Defect mode lasing with lowered threshold in a three-layered hetero cholesteric liquid crystal structure,” Adv. Mater. 18, 193 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Vithana, H. K. M.

Wu, J.W.

M. H. Song, N.Y. Ha, K. Amemiya, B. Park, Y. Takanishi, K. Ishikawa, J.W. Wu, S. Nishimura, T. Toyooka, and H. Takezoe, “Defect mode lasing with lowered threshold in a three-layered hetero cholesteric liquid crystal structure,” Adv. Mater. 18, 193 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Wu, S. T.

Y. Zhou, Y. Huang, A. Rapaport, M. Bass, and S. T. Wu, “Doubling the optical efficiency of a chiral liquid crystal laser using a reflector,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 231107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Yang, Y.C.

Y.C. Yang, CS. Kee, J.E. Kim, and H.Y. Park, “Photonic defect modes of cholesteric liquid crystals,” Phys. Rev. E 60, 6852–6854 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Yokoyama, S.

Furumi, S. Yokoyama, A. Otomo, and S. Mashiko, “Electrical control of the structure and lasing in chiral photonic band-gap liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 16–18 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Yoshina, K.

M. Ozaki, M. Kasano, D. Ganzke, W. Haase, and K. Yoshina, “Mirrorless lasing in a dye-doped ferroelectric liquid crystal,” Adv. Mater. 14, 306–309 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Yoshino, K.

T. Matsui, R. Ozaki, K. Funamoto, M. Ozaki, and K. Yoshino, “Flexible mirrorless laser based on a freestanding film of photo polymerized cholesteric liquid crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 3741–3743 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Zhang, Z. Q.

V. I. Kopp, Z. Q. Zhang, and A. Z. Genack, “Lasing in chiral photonic structures,” Prog. Quantum Electron. 27, 369–416 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Zhou, Y.

Y. Zhou, Y. Huang, A. Rapaport, M. Bass, and S. T. Wu, “Doubling the optical efficiency of a chiral liquid crystal laser using a reflector,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 231107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Adv. Mat. (1)

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Lasing in dye-doped liquid crystals: two new strategies of tuning,” Adv. Mat. 16, 791–794 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Adv. Mater. (4)

H. Finkelmann, S.T. Kim, A. Munoz, P. Palffy-Muhoray, and B. Taheri, “Tunable mirrorless lasing in cholesteric liquid crystalline elastomers,” Adv. Mater. 13, 1069–1072 (2001).
[CrossRef]

M. Ozaki, M. Kasano, D. Ganzke, W. Haase, and K. Yoshina, “Mirrorless lasing in a dye-doped ferroelectric liquid crystal,” Adv. Mater. 14, 306–309 (2002).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, and P. V. Shibaev, “Reversible tuning of lasing in cholesteric liquid crystals controlled by light-emitting diodes,” Adv. Mater. 19, 565–568 (2007).
[CrossRef]

M. H. Song, N.Y. Ha, K. Amemiya, B. Park, Y. Takanishi, K. Ishikawa, J.W. Wu, S. Nishimura, T. Toyooka, and H. Takezoe, “Defect mode lasing with lowered threshold in a three-layered hetero cholesteric liquid crystal structure,” Adv. Mater. 18, 193 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (6)

Y. Zhou, Y. Huang, A. Rapaport, M. Bass, and S. T. Wu, “Doubling the optical efficiency of a chiral liquid crystal laser using a reflector,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 231107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and F. Ciuchi, “Lasing in an intermediate twisted phase between cholesteric and smectic A phase,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88,101105 1–3 (2006).
[CrossRef]

T. Matsui, R. Ozaki, K. Funamoto, M. Ozaki, and K. Yoshino, “Flexible mirrorless laser based on a freestanding film of photo polymerized cholesteric liquid crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 3741–3743 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Furumi, S. Yokoyama, A. Otomo, and S. Mashiko, “Electrical control of the structure and lasing in chiral photonic band-gap liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 16–18 (2003).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, and L. Oriol, “Phototunable lasing in dye-doped cholesteric liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 83, 5353–5355 (2003).
[CrossRef]

A. Chanishvili, G. Chilaya, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, G. Cipparrone, A. Mazzulla, R. Gimenez, L. Oriol, and M. Pinol, “Widely fine-tunable UV -VIS liquid crystal laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051107 (2005).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

J. P. Dowling, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, and C. M. Bowden, “The photonic band-edge laser - a new approach to gain enhancement,” J. Appl. Phys. 75, 1896–1899 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Liq. Cryst. (1)

A. Jakli, L.C. Chien, D. Kruerke, H. Sawade, and G. Heppke, “Light shutters from antiferroelectric liquid crystals of bent-shaped molecules,” Liq. Cryst. 29, 377–381 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. (2)

D. Grebe, R. Macdonald, and H.J. Eichler, “Cholesteric liquid crystal mirrors for pulsed solid-state lasers,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 282, 309–314 (1996).
[CrossRef]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, R. Bartolino, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, and P. Collings, “Light control of cholesteric liquid crystals using azoxy-based host materials,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 453, 123–140 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (1)

Opt. Lett. (2)

Phys. Rev. E (1)

Y.C. Yang, CS. Kee, J.E. Kim, and H.Y. Park, “Photonic defect modes of cholesteric liquid crystals,” Phys. Rev. E 60, 6852–6854 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Prog. Quantum Electron. (1)

V. I. Kopp, Z. Q. Zhang, and A. Z. Genack, “Lasing in chiral photonic structures,” Prog. Quantum Electron. 27, 369–416 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Sov. JETP Letters (1)

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Sketch of the sandwich cell.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Transmission spectra of the wide band gap cholesteric (a) 78% BL-006 + 22% MLC-6248 and of the small band gap cholesterics obtained illuminating with a UV lamp different regions of a 99% [78% MLC-6816 + 22% ZLI-3786] + 1% [99% RM-257 +1% Irgacure 2100] mixture for 0 min (b), 1 minute (c), 2 min (d), 3 min (e), 4 min (f) and 5 min (g).

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Laser emission in the near infrared range.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Transmission spectra of the wide band gap cholesteric (a) 69,5% BL-090 + 31,5% MLC-6248 and of the small band gap cholesterics obtained using different chiral dopant concentrations (b) 90.5% MLC-6816 + 9.5% ZLI-4572, (c) 89.5% MLC-6816 + 10.5% ZLI-4572, (d) 89% MLC-6816 + 11% ZLI-4572.

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

Laser emission in the ultraviolet range from 430 nm to 460 nm.

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