Abstract

We design a distributed feedback guided-wave device in liquid crystals, utilizing a simple geometry based on electro-optic molecular reorientation in uniaxial nematics. We numerically test the structure and demonstrate an effective Bragg reflector with voltage-tunable resonance.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

PDF Article

References

  • View by:
  • |
  • |
  • |

  1. I. C. Khoo, Liquid Crystals: physical properties and nonlinear optical phenomena (Wiley, New York, 1995).
  2. D. K. Yang and S. T. Wu, Fundamentals of Liquid Crystals (John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2006).
  3. A. d’Alessandro and R. Asquini, "Liquid Crystal Devices for photonic switching applications: State of the Art and future developments," Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 398, 207-221 (2003).
    [CrossRef]
  4. C.-Y. Liu and L.-W. Chen, "Tunable photonic crystal waveguide coupler with nematic liquid crystals," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 16, 1849-1851 (2004).
    [CrossRef]
  5. R. Asquini, A. Fratalocchi, A. d'Alessandro and G. Assanto, "Electro-optic routing in a nematic liquid crystal waveguide,"Appl. Opt. 44, 4136-4143 (2005).
    [CrossRef]
  6. M. Peccianti, G. Assanto, A. De Luca, C. Umeton and I. C. Khoo, "Electrically Assisted Self-Confinement and Waveguiding in planar Nematic Liquid Crystal cells," Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 7-9 (2000).
    [CrossRef]
  7. A. Fratalocchi, R. Asquini and G. Assanto, "Integrated electro-optic switch in liquid crystals," Opt. Express 13, 32-37 (2005).
    [CrossRef]
  8. A. d’Alessandro, R. Beccherelli, B. Bellini, I. Manolis, R. Asquini, and D. Donisi, "Integrated Optics Using Smectic and Nematic Liquid Crystals," Ferroel. 344, 247-254 (2006).
    [CrossRef]
  9. A. d’Alessandro, B. Bellini, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, and R. Asquini, "Nematic Liquid Crystal Optical Channel Waveguides on Silicon," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 1084-1090 (2006).
    [CrossRef]
  10. C. Desimpel, J. Beeckman, K. Neyts, S. Verstuyft, D. Van Thourhout, K. D'have and P. Rudquist, "Realization of a Four-Electrode LC Device with In-Plane Rotation," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev. 54, 1295-1300 (2007).
    [CrossRef]
  11. A. Di Falco and G. Assanto, "Tunable wavelength-selective add-drop in Liquid Crystals on Silicon microresonator,"Opt. Commun. 279, 210-213 (2007).
    [CrossRef]
  12. A. Fratalocchi, G. Assanto, K. Brzdąkiewicz and M. A. Karpierz, "Discrete Propagation and Spatial Solitons in Nematic Liquid Crystals," Opt. Lett. 29, 1530-1532 (2004).
    [CrossRef]
  13. A. Fratalocchi and G. Assanto, "Nonlinear All-optical Switch with nematic liquid crystals," Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051109 (2005).
    [CrossRef]
  14. A. Fratalocchi, G. Assanto, K. Brzdakiewicz and M. A. Karpierz, "All-optical switching and beam steering in tunable waveguide arrays,"Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 51112 (2005).
    [CrossRef]
  15. M. Peccianti, A. Dyadyusha, M. Kaczmarek and G. Assanto, "Tunable refraction and reflection of self-confined light beams," Nature Phys. 2, 737-742 (2006).
    [CrossRef]
  16. C. Kamaga, Y. Segawa, S. Tikhodeev and T. Ishihara, "Optical fuse effect in a tunable liquid crystal waveguide with a Cr grating coupler," Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 173119 (2007).
    [CrossRef]
  17. G. Assanto, A. Fratalocchi and M. Peccianti, "Spatial solitons in nematic liquid crystals: from bulk to discrete," Opt. Express 15, 5248-5259 (2007).
    [CrossRef]
  18. A. Alberucci, G. Assanto, "All-optical isolation by directional coupling," Opt. Lett. 33, 1641-1643 (2008).
    [CrossRef]
  19. L. Sirleto, G. Coppola, G. Breglio, G. Abbate, G. C. Righini, M. J. Oton, "Electro-optical switch and continuously tunable filter based on a Bragg grating in a planar waveguide with a liquid crystal overlayer," Opt. Eng. 41, 2890-2898 (2002).
    [CrossRef]
  20. U. Laudyn, A. Miroshnichenko, W. Krolikowski, D. Chen, Y. Kivshar, and M. Karpierz, "Observation of light-induced reorientation in periodic structures with planar nematic liquid crystal defects," Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 203304 (2008).
    [CrossRef]
  21. A. d'Alessandro, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, R. Asquini, L. De Sio, R. Caputo, and C. Umeton, "Tunable integrated optical filter made of a glass ion-exchanged waveguide and an electro-optic composite holographic grating," Opt. Express 16, 9254-9260 (2008).
    [CrossRef]
  22. A. E. Miroshnichenko, E. Brasselet, and Y. S. Kivshar, "All-optical switching and multistability in photonic structures with liquid crystal defects,"Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 253306 (2008).
    [CrossRef]
  23. F. C. Frank, "On the theory of Liquid Crystals," Discuss. Faraday Soc. 25, 19-28 (1958).
  24. C. Coutal, A. Azema and J. C. Roustan, "Fabrication and characterization of ITO thin films deposited by excimer laser evaporation," Thin Solid Films 288,248-253 (1996).
    [CrossRef]

2008

U. Laudyn, A. Miroshnichenko, W. Krolikowski, D. Chen, Y. Kivshar, and M. Karpierz, "Observation of light-induced reorientation in periodic structures with planar nematic liquid crystal defects," Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 203304 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. E. Miroshnichenko, E. Brasselet, and Y. S. Kivshar, "All-optical switching and multistability in photonic structures with liquid crystal defects,"Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 253306 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. d'Alessandro, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, R. Asquini, L. De Sio, R. Caputo, and C. Umeton, "Tunable integrated optical filter made of a glass ion-exchanged waveguide and an electro-optic composite holographic grating," Opt. Express 16, 9254-9260 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. Alberucci, G. Assanto, "All-optical isolation by directional coupling," Opt. Lett. 33, 1641-1643 (2008).
[CrossRef]

2007

G. Assanto, A. Fratalocchi and M. Peccianti, "Spatial solitons in nematic liquid crystals: from bulk to discrete," Opt. Express 15, 5248-5259 (2007).
[CrossRef]

C. Kamaga, Y. Segawa, S. Tikhodeev and T. Ishihara, "Optical fuse effect in a tunable liquid crystal waveguide with a Cr grating coupler," Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 173119 (2007).
[CrossRef]

C. Desimpel, J. Beeckman, K. Neyts, S. Verstuyft, D. Van Thourhout, K. D'have and P. Rudquist, "Realization of a Four-Electrode LC Device with In-Plane Rotation," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev. 54, 1295-1300 (2007).
[CrossRef]

A. Di Falco and G. Assanto, "Tunable wavelength-selective add-drop in Liquid Crystals on Silicon microresonator,"Opt. Commun. 279, 210-213 (2007).
[CrossRef]

2006

A. d’Alessandro, R. Beccherelli, B. Bellini, I. Manolis, R. Asquini, and D. Donisi, "Integrated Optics Using Smectic and Nematic Liquid Crystals," Ferroel. 344, 247-254 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. d’Alessandro, B. Bellini, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, and R. Asquini, "Nematic Liquid Crystal Optical Channel Waveguides on Silicon," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 1084-1090 (2006).
[CrossRef]

M. Peccianti, A. Dyadyusha, M. Kaczmarek and G. Assanto, "Tunable refraction and reflection of self-confined light beams," Nature Phys. 2, 737-742 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2005

A. Fratalocchi and G. Assanto, "Nonlinear All-optical Switch with nematic liquid crystals," Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051109 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Fratalocchi, G. Assanto, K. Brzdakiewicz and M. A. Karpierz, "All-optical switching and beam steering in tunable waveguide arrays,"Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 51112 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Fratalocchi, R. Asquini and G. Assanto, "Integrated electro-optic switch in liquid crystals," Opt. Express 13, 32-37 (2005).
[CrossRef]

R. Asquini, A. Fratalocchi, A. d'Alessandro and G. Assanto, "Electro-optic routing in a nematic liquid crystal waveguide,"Appl. Opt. 44, 4136-4143 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2004

C.-Y. Liu and L.-W. Chen, "Tunable photonic crystal waveguide coupler with nematic liquid crystals," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 16, 1849-1851 (2004).
[CrossRef]

A. Fratalocchi, G. Assanto, K. Brzdąkiewicz and M. A. Karpierz, "Discrete Propagation and Spatial Solitons in Nematic Liquid Crystals," Opt. Lett. 29, 1530-1532 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2003

A. d’Alessandro and R. Asquini, "Liquid Crystal Devices for photonic switching applications: State of the Art and future developments," Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 398, 207-221 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002

L. Sirleto, G. Coppola, G. Breglio, G. Abbate, G. C. Righini, M. J. Oton, "Electro-optical switch and continuously tunable filter based on a Bragg grating in a planar waveguide with a liquid crystal overlayer," Opt. Eng. 41, 2890-2898 (2002).
[CrossRef]

2000

M. Peccianti, G. Assanto, A. De Luca, C. Umeton and I. C. Khoo, "Electrically Assisted Self-Confinement and Waveguiding in planar Nematic Liquid Crystal cells," Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 7-9 (2000).
[CrossRef]

1996

C. Coutal, A. Azema and J. C. Roustan, "Fabrication and characterization of ITO thin films deposited by excimer laser evaporation," Thin Solid Films 288,248-253 (1996).
[CrossRef]

1958

F. C. Frank, "On the theory of Liquid Crystals," Discuss. Faraday Soc. 25, 19-28 (1958).

Abbate, G.

L. Sirleto, G. Coppola, G. Breglio, G. Abbate, G. C. Righini, M. J. Oton, "Electro-optical switch and continuously tunable filter based on a Bragg grating in a planar waveguide with a liquid crystal overlayer," Opt. Eng. 41, 2890-2898 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Alberucci, A.

Asquini, R.

A. d'Alessandro, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, R. Asquini, L. De Sio, R. Caputo, and C. Umeton, "Tunable integrated optical filter made of a glass ion-exchanged waveguide and an electro-optic composite holographic grating," Opt. Express 16, 9254-9260 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. d’Alessandro, R. Beccherelli, B. Bellini, I. Manolis, R. Asquini, and D. Donisi, "Integrated Optics Using Smectic and Nematic Liquid Crystals," Ferroel. 344, 247-254 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. d’Alessandro, B. Bellini, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, and R. Asquini, "Nematic Liquid Crystal Optical Channel Waveguides on Silicon," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 1084-1090 (2006).
[CrossRef]

R. Asquini, A. Fratalocchi, A. d'Alessandro and G. Assanto, "Electro-optic routing in a nematic liquid crystal waveguide,"Appl. Opt. 44, 4136-4143 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Fratalocchi, R. Asquini and G. Assanto, "Integrated electro-optic switch in liquid crystals," Opt. Express 13, 32-37 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. d’Alessandro and R. Asquini, "Liquid Crystal Devices for photonic switching applications: State of the Art and future developments," Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 398, 207-221 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Assanto, G.

A. Alberucci, G. Assanto, "All-optical isolation by directional coupling," Opt. Lett. 33, 1641-1643 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. Di Falco and G. Assanto, "Tunable wavelength-selective add-drop in Liquid Crystals on Silicon microresonator,"Opt. Commun. 279, 210-213 (2007).
[CrossRef]

G. Assanto, A. Fratalocchi and M. Peccianti, "Spatial solitons in nematic liquid crystals: from bulk to discrete," Opt. Express 15, 5248-5259 (2007).
[CrossRef]

M. Peccianti, A. Dyadyusha, M. Kaczmarek and G. Assanto, "Tunable refraction and reflection of self-confined light beams," Nature Phys. 2, 737-742 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. Fratalocchi and G. Assanto, "Nonlinear All-optical Switch with nematic liquid crystals," Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051109 (2005).
[CrossRef]

R. Asquini, A. Fratalocchi, A. d'Alessandro and G. Assanto, "Electro-optic routing in a nematic liquid crystal waveguide,"Appl. Opt. 44, 4136-4143 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Fratalocchi, R. Asquini and G. Assanto, "Integrated electro-optic switch in liquid crystals," Opt. Express 13, 32-37 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Fratalocchi, G. Assanto, K. Brzdakiewicz and M. A. Karpierz, "All-optical switching and beam steering in tunable waveguide arrays,"Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 51112 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Fratalocchi, G. Assanto, K. Brzdąkiewicz and M. A. Karpierz, "Discrete Propagation and Spatial Solitons in Nematic Liquid Crystals," Opt. Lett. 29, 1530-1532 (2004).
[CrossRef]

M. Peccianti, G. Assanto, A. De Luca, C. Umeton and I. C. Khoo, "Electrically Assisted Self-Confinement and Waveguiding in planar Nematic Liquid Crystal cells," Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 7-9 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Azema, A.

C. Coutal, A. Azema and J. C. Roustan, "Fabrication and characterization of ITO thin films deposited by excimer laser evaporation," Thin Solid Films 288,248-253 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Beccherelli, R.

A. d'Alessandro, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, R. Asquini, L. De Sio, R. Caputo, and C. Umeton, "Tunable integrated optical filter made of a glass ion-exchanged waveguide and an electro-optic composite holographic grating," Opt. Express 16, 9254-9260 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. d’Alessandro, R. Beccherelli, B. Bellini, I. Manolis, R. Asquini, and D. Donisi, "Integrated Optics Using Smectic and Nematic Liquid Crystals," Ferroel. 344, 247-254 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. d’Alessandro, B. Bellini, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, and R. Asquini, "Nematic Liquid Crystal Optical Channel Waveguides on Silicon," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 1084-1090 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Beeckman, J.

C. Desimpel, J. Beeckman, K. Neyts, S. Verstuyft, D. Van Thourhout, K. D'have and P. Rudquist, "Realization of a Four-Electrode LC Device with In-Plane Rotation," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev. 54, 1295-1300 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Bellini, B.

A. d’Alessandro, B. Bellini, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, and R. Asquini, "Nematic Liquid Crystal Optical Channel Waveguides on Silicon," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 1084-1090 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. d’Alessandro, R. Beccherelli, B. Bellini, I. Manolis, R. Asquini, and D. Donisi, "Integrated Optics Using Smectic and Nematic Liquid Crystals," Ferroel. 344, 247-254 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Brasselet, E.

A. E. Miroshnichenko, E. Brasselet, and Y. S. Kivshar, "All-optical switching and multistability in photonic structures with liquid crystal defects,"Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 253306 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Breglio, G.

L. Sirleto, G. Coppola, G. Breglio, G. Abbate, G. C. Righini, M. J. Oton, "Electro-optical switch and continuously tunable filter based on a Bragg grating in a planar waveguide with a liquid crystal overlayer," Opt. Eng. 41, 2890-2898 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Brzdakiewicz, K.

A. Fratalocchi, G. Assanto, K. Brzdakiewicz and M. A. Karpierz, "All-optical switching and beam steering in tunable waveguide arrays,"Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 51112 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Fratalocchi, G. Assanto, K. Brzdąkiewicz and M. A. Karpierz, "Discrete Propagation and Spatial Solitons in Nematic Liquid Crystals," Opt. Lett. 29, 1530-1532 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Caputo, R.

Chen, D.

U. Laudyn, A. Miroshnichenko, W. Krolikowski, D. Chen, Y. Kivshar, and M. Karpierz, "Observation of light-induced reorientation in periodic structures with planar nematic liquid crystal defects," Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 203304 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Chen, L.-W.

C.-Y. Liu and L.-W. Chen, "Tunable photonic crystal waveguide coupler with nematic liquid crystals," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 16, 1849-1851 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Coppola, G.

L. Sirleto, G. Coppola, G. Breglio, G. Abbate, G. C. Righini, M. J. Oton, "Electro-optical switch and continuously tunable filter based on a Bragg grating in a planar waveguide with a liquid crystal overlayer," Opt. Eng. 41, 2890-2898 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Coutal, C.

C. Coutal, A. Azema and J. C. Roustan, "Fabrication and characterization of ITO thin films deposited by excimer laser evaporation," Thin Solid Films 288,248-253 (1996).
[CrossRef]

d’Alessandro, A.

A. d’Alessandro, R. Beccherelli, B. Bellini, I. Manolis, R. Asquini, and D. Donisi, "Integrated Optics Using Smectic and Nematic Liquid Crystals," Ferroel. 344, 247-254 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. d’Alessandro, B. Bellini, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, and R. Asquini, "Nematic Liquid Crystal Optical Channel Waveguides on Silicon," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 1084-1090 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. d’Alessandro and R. Asquini, "Liquid Crystal Devices for photonic switching applications: State of the Art and future developments," Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 398, 207-221 (2003).
[CrossRef]

d'Alessandro, A.

De Luca, A.

M. Peccianti, G. Assanto, A. De Luca, C. Umeton and I. C. Khoo, "Electrically Assisted Self-Confinement and Waveguiding in planar Nematic Liquid Crystal cells," Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 7-9 (2000).
[CrossRef]

De Sio, L.

Desimpel, C.

C. Desimpel, J. Beeckman, K. Neyts, S. Verstuyft, D. Van Thourhout, K. D'have and P. Rudquist, "Realization of a Four-Electrode LC Device with In-Plane Rotation," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev. 54, 1295-1300 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Di Falco, A.

A. Di Falco and G. Assanto, "Tunable wavelength-selective add-drop in Liquid Crystals on Silicon microresonator,"Opt. Commun. 279, 210-213 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Donisi, D.

A. d'Alessandro, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, R. Asquini, L. De Sio, R. Caputo, and C. Umeton, "Tunable integrated optical filter made of a glass ion-exchanged waveguide and an electro-optic composite holographic grating," Opt. Express 16, 9254-9260 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. d’Alessandro, R. Beccherelli, B. Bellini, I. Manolis, R. Asquini, and D. Donisi, "Integrated Optics Using Smectic and Nematic Liquid Crystals," Ferroel. 344, 247-254 (2006).
[CrossRef]

A. d’Alessandro, B. Bellini, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, and R. Asquini, "Nematic Liquid Crystal Optical Channel Waveguides on Silicon," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 1084-1090 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Dyadyusha, A.

M. Peccianti, A. Dyadyusha, M. Kaczmarek and G. Assanto, "Tunable refraction and reflection of self-confined light beams," Nature Phys. 2, 737-742 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Frank, F. C.

F. C. Frank, "On the theory of Liquid Crystals," Discuss. Faraday Soc. 25, 19-28 (1958).

Fratalocchi, A.

Ishihara, T.

C. Kamaga, Y. Segawa, S. Tikhodeev and T. Ishihara, "Optical fuse effect in a tunable liquid crystal waveguide with a Cr grating coupler," Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 173119 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Kaczmarek, M.

M. Peccianti, A. Dyadyusha, M. Kaczmarek and G. Assanto, "Tunable refraction and reflection of self-confined light beams," Nature Phys. 2, 737-742 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Kamaga, C.

C. Kamaga, Y. Segawa, S. Tikhodeev and T. Ishihara, "Optical fuse effect in a tunable liquid crystal waveguide with a Cr grating coupler," Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 173119 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Karpierz, M.

U. Laudyn, A. Miroshnichenko, W. Krolikowski, D. Chen, Y. Kivshar, and M. Karpierz, "Observation of light-induced reorientation in periodic structures with planar nematic liquid crystal defects," Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 203304 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Karpierz, M. A.

A. Fratalocchi, G. Assanto, K. Brzdakiewicz and M. A. Karpierz, "All-optical switching and beam steering in tunable waveguide arrays,"Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 51112 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Fratalocchi, G. Assanto, K. Brzdąkiewicz and M. A. Karpierz, "Discrete Propagation and Spatial Solitons in Nematic Liquid Crystals," Opt. Lett. 29, 1530-1532 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Khoo, I. C.

M. Peccianti, G. Assanto, A. De Luca, C. Umeton and I. C. Khoo, "Electrically Assisted Self-Confinement and Waveguiding in planar Nematic Liquid Crystal cells," Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 7-9 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Kivshar, Y.

U. Laudyn, A. Miroshnichenko, W. Krolikowski, D. Chen, Y. Kivshar, and M. Karpierz, "Observation of light-induced reorientation in periodic structures with planar nematic liquid crystal defects," Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 203304 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Kivshar, Y. S.

A. E. Miroshnichenko, E. Brasselet, and Y. S. Kivshar, "All-optical switching and multistability in photonic structures with liquid crystal defects,"Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 253306 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Krolikowski, W.

U. Laudyn, A. Miroshnichenko, W. Krolikowski, D. Chen, Y. Kivshar, and M. Karpierz, "Observation of light-induced reorientation in periodic structures with planar nematic liquid crystal defects," Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 203304 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Laudyn, U.

U. Laudyn, A. Miroshnichenko, W. Krolikowski, D. Chen, Y. Kivshar, and M. Karpierz, "Observation of light-induced reorientation in periodic structures with planar nematic liquid crystal defects," Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 203304 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Liu, C.-Y.

C.-Y. Liu and L.-W. Chen, "Tunable photonic crystal waveguide coupler with nematic liquid crystals," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 16, 1849-1851 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Manolis, I.

A. d’Alessandro, R. Beccherelli, B. Bellini, I. Manolis, R. Asquini, and D. Donisi, "Integrated Optics Using Smectic and Nematic Liquid Crystals," Ferroel. 344, 247-254 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Miroshnichenko, A.

U. Laudyn, A. Miroshnichenko, W. Krolikowski, D. Chen, Y. Kivshar, and M. Karpierz, "Observation of light-induced reorientation in periodic structures with planar nematic liquid crystal defects," Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 203304 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Miroshnichenko, A. E.

A. E. Miroshnichenko, E. Brasselet, and Y. S. Kivshar, "All-optical switching and multistability in photonic structures with liquid crystal defects,"Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 253306 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Neyts, K.

C. Desimpel, J. Beeckman, K. Neyts, S. Verstuyft, D. Van Thourhout, K. D'have and P. Rudquist, "Realization of a Four-Electrode LC Device with In-Plane Rotation," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev. 54, 1295-1300 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Oton, M. J.

L. Sirleto, G. Coppola, G. Breglio, G. Abbate, G. C. Righini, M. J. Oton, "Electro-optical switch and continuously tunable filter based on a Bragg grating in a planar waveguide with a liquid crystal overlayer," Opt. Eng. 41, 2890-2898 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Peccianti, M.

G. Assanto, A. Fratalocchi and M. Peccianti, "Spatial solitons in nematic liquid crystals: from bulk to discrete," Opt. Express 15, 5248-5259 (2007).
[CrossRef]

M. Peccianti, A. Dyadyusha, M. Kaczmarek and G. Assanto, "Tunable refraction and reflection of self-confined light beams," Nature Phys. 2, 737-742 (2006).
[CrossRef]

M. Peccianti, G. Assanto, A. De Luca, C. Umeton and I. C. Khoo, "Electrically Assisted Self-Confinement and Waveguiding in planar Nematic Liquid Crystal cells," Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 7-9 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Righini, G. C.

L. Sirleto, G. Coppola, G. Breglio, G. Abbate, G. C. Righini, M. J. Oton, "Electro-optical switch and continuously tunable filter based on a Bragg grating in a planar waveguide with a liquid crystal overlayer," Opt. Eng. 41, 2890-2898 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Roustan, J. C.

C. Coutal, A. Azema and J. C. Roustan, "Fabrication and characterization of ITO thin films deposited by excimer laser evaporation," Thin Solid Films 288,248-253 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Segawa, Y.

C. Kamaga, Y. Segawa, S. Tikhodeev and T. Ishihara, "Optical fuse effect in a tunable liquid crystal waveguide with a Cr grating coupler," Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 173119 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Sirleto, L.

L. Sirleto, G. Coppola, G. Breglio, G. Abbate, G. C. Righini, M. J. Oton, "Electro-optical switch and continuously tunable filter based on a Bragg grating in a planar waveguide with a liquid crystal overlayer," Opt. Eng. 41, 2890-2898 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Tikhodeev, S.

C. Kamaga, Y. Segawa, S. Tikhodeev and T. Ishihara, "Optical fuse effect in a tunable liquid crystal waveguide with a Cr grating coupler," Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 173119 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Umeton, C.

A. d'Alessandro, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, R. Asquini, L. De Sio, R. Caputo, and C. Umeton, "Tunable integrated optical filter made of a glass ion-exchanged waveguide and an electro-optic composite holographic grating," Opt. Express 16, 9254-9260 (2008).
[CrossRef]

M. Peccianti, G. Assanto, A. De Luca, C. Umeton and I. C. Khoo, "Electrically Assisted Self-Confinement and Waveguiding in planar Nematic Liquid Crystal cells," Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 7-9 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Van Thourhout, D.

C. Desimpel, J. Beeckman, K. Neyts, S. Verstuyft, D. Van Thourhout, K. D'have and P. Rudquist, "Realization of a Four-Electrode LC Device with In-Plane Rotation," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev. 54, 1295-1300 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Verstuyft, S.

C. Desimpel, J. Beeckman, K. Neyts, S. Verstuyft, D. Van Thourhout, K. D'have and P. Rudquist, "Realization of a Four-Electrode LC Device with In-Plane Rotation," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev. 54, 1295-1300 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt.

Appl. Phys. Lett.

A. Fratalocchi and G. Assanto, "Nonlinear All-optical Switch with nematic liquid crystals," Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 051109 (2005).
[CrossRef]

A. Fratalocchi, G. Assanto, K. Brzdakiewicz and M. A. Karpierz, "All-optical switching and beam steering in tunable waveguide arrays,"Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 51112 (2005).
[CrossRef]

C. Kamaga, Y. Segawa, S. Tikhodeev and T. Ishihara, "Optical fuse effect in a tunable liquid crystal waveguide with a Cr grating coupler," Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 173119 (2007).
[CrossRef]

M. Peccianti, G. Assanto, A. De Luca, C. Umeton and I. C. Khoo, "Electrically Assisted Self-Confinement and Waveguiding in planar Nematic Liquid Crystal cells," Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 7-9 (2000).
[CrossRef]

U. Laudyn, A. Miroshnichenko, W. Krolikowski, D. Chen, Y. Kivshar, and M. Karpierz, "Observation of light-induced reorientation in periodic structures with planar nematic liquid crystal defects," Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 203304 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. E. Miroshnichenko, E. Brasselet, and Y. S. Kivshar, "All-optical switching and multistability in photonic structures with liquid crystal defects,"Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 253306 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Discuss. Faraday Soc.

F. C. Frank, "On the theory of Liquid Crystals," Discuss. Faraday Soc. 25, 19-28 (1958).

Ferroel.

A. d’Alessandro, R. Beccherelli, B. Bellini, I. Manolis, R. Asquini, and D. Donisi, "Integrated Optics Using Smectic and Nematic Liquid Crystals," Ferroel. 344, 247-254 (2006).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron.

A. d’Alessandro, B. Bellini, D. Donisi, R. Beccherelli, and R. Asquini, "Nematic Liquid Crystal Optical Channel Waveguides on Silicon," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 42, 1084-1090 (2006).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.

C.-Y. Liu and L.-W. Chen, "Tunable photonic crystal waveguide coupler with nematic liquid crystals," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 16, 1849-1851 (2004).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Trans. Electron Dev.

C. Desimpel, J. Beeckman, K. Neyts, S. Verstuyft, D. Van Thourhout, K. D'have and P. Rudquist, "Realization of a Four-Electrode LC Device with In-Plane Rotation," IEEE Trans. Electron Dev. 54, 1295-1300 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst.

A. d’Alessandro and R. Asquini, "Liquid Crystal Devices for photonic switching applications: State of the Art and future developments," Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 398, 207-221 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Nature Phys.

M. Peccianti, A. Dyadyusha, M. Kaczmarek and G. Assanto, "Tunable refraction and reflection of self-confined light beams," Nature Phys. 2, 737-742 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun.

A. Di Falco and G. Assanto, "Tunable wavelength-selective add-drop in Liquid Crystals on Silicon microresonator,"Opt. Commun. 279, 210-213 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Eng.

L. Sirleto, G. Coppola, G. Breglio, G. Abbate, G. C. Righini, M. J. Oton, "Electro-optical switch and continuously tunable filter based on a Bragg grating in a planar waveguide with a liquid crystal overlayer," Opt. Eng. 41, 2890-2898 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express

Opt. Lett.

Thin Solid Films

C. Coutal, A. Azema and J. C. Roustan, "Fabrication and characterization of ITO thin films deposited by excimer laser evaporation," Thin Solid Films 288,248-253 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Other

I. C. Khoo, Liquid Crystals: physical properties and nonlinear optical phenomena (Wiley, New York, 1995).

D. K. Yang and S. T. Wu, Fundamentals of Liquid Crystals (John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2006).

Cited By

OSA participates in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. Citing articles from OSA journals and other participating publishers are listed here.

Alert me when this article is cited.


Metrics