Chiral nematic liquid crystals as an alternative filling in photonic crystal fibers


  • Marzena M. Tefelska Faculty of Physics Warsaw University of Technology
  • Tomasz R. Woliński
  • Roman Dąbrowski
  • Jan Wójcik



Chiral nematic liquid crystals (LCs) are very interesting materials to infiltrate photonic crystal fibers since they are characterized by unique optical properties such as selective Bragg reflection, circular dichroism and optical activity. In this letter first experimental results of chiral nematic LCs-infiltrated photonic crystal fibers are presented.

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How to Cite

M. M. Tefelska, T. R. Woliński, R. Dąbrowski, and J. Wójcik, “Chiral nematic liquid crystals as an alternative filling in photonic crystal fibers”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 2, no. 1, pp. pp. 28–30, Mar. 2010.