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 (1)

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]

2006 (3)

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, M. A. Matranga, "Enhancing cholesteric liquid crystal laser stability by cell rotation," Opt. Express 14, 9939-9943 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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]

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]

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]

2004 (1)

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

2003 (3)

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

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]

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]

2002 (3)

M. Ozaki, M. Kasano, D. Ganzke, W. Haase, K. Yoshina, "Mirrorless lasing in a dye-doped ferroelectric liquid crystal," Adv. Mater. 14, 306-309 (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]

A. Jakli, L. C. Chien, D. Kruerke, H. Sawade, G. Heppke, "Light shutters from antiferroelectric liquid crystals of bent-shaped molecules," Liq. Cryst. 29, 377-381 (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, C. S. 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, 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, C. M. Bowden, "The photonic band-edge laser - a new approach to gain enhancement," J. Appl. Phys. 75, 1896-1899 (1994).
[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 Lett. 32, 24-27 (1980).

Barberi, 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]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, 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, 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]

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

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, 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, 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, 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, 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]

G. Chilaya, A. Chanishvili, G. Petriashvili, R. Barberi, M. P. De Santo, 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, 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]

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

Chien, L. C.

A. Jakli, L. C. Chien, D. Kruerke, H. Sawade, 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, M. P. De Santo, M. A. Matranga, "Enhancing cholesteric liquid crystal laser stability by cell rotation," Opt. Express 14, 9939-9943 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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, 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]

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

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, M. A. Matranga, "Single mode lasing in multilayer sandwiched systems consisting of cholesteric liquid crystals and dye solution," Proc. SPIE 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, 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, 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.

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, M. A. Matranga, "Enhancing cholesteric liquid crystal laser stability by cell rotation," Opt. Express 14, 9939-9943 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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

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

Dowling, J. P.

J. P. Dowling, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, 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, 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,

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]

Ganzke, D.

M. Ozaki, M. Kasano, D. Ganzke, W. Haase, 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, 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, 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, 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 Lett. 32, 24-27 (1980).

Jacobs, S. D.

Jakli, A.

A. Jakli, L. C. Chien, D. Kruerke, H. Sawade, 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, K. Yoshina, "Mirrorless lasing in a dye-doped ferroelectric liquid crystal," Adv. Mater. 14, 306-309 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Kee, C. S.

Y. C. Yang, C. S. 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, C. S. 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, 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, H. J. Eichler, "Cholesteric liquid crystal mirrors for pulsed solid-state lasers," Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 282, 309-314 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Matranga, M. A.

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

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, 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, G. Cipparone, A. Mazzulla, M. P. De Santo, H. Sellame, M. A. Matranga, "Single mode lasing in multilayer sandwiched systems consisting of cholesteric liquid crystals and dye solution," Proc. SPIE 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]

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, 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]

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

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]

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, 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]

Ozaki, M.

M. Ozaki, M. Kasano, D. Ganzke, W. Haase, 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, H. Y.

Y. C. Yang, C. S. 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, 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, 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, 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]

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

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, 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, 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, M. A. Matranga, "Single mode lasing in multilayer sandwiched systems consisting of cholesteric liquid crystals and dye solution," Proc. SPIE 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 Lett. 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]

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]

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 Lett. 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 Lett. 32, 24-27 (1980).

Vithana, H. K. M.

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, C. S. Kee, J. E. Kim, and H. Y. Park, "Photonic defect modes of cholesteric liquid crystals," Phys. Rev. E 60, 6852- 6854 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Yoshina, K.

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

Zhang, Z. Q.

V. I. Kopp, Z. Q. Zhang, 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, 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, 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. (5)

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]

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]

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]

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]

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

J. P. Dowling, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, 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, 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, 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, C. S. 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, A. Z. Genack, "Lasing in chiral photonic structures," Prog. Quantum Electron. 27, 369-416 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Sov. JETP Lett. (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 Lett. 32, 24-27 (1980).

Other (3)

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

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

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

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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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