Analysis of faster optical response in core/shell nanocrystals ferroelectric liquid crystal composite

Rajiv Manohar, Dharmendra P Singh, Shivani Pandey, Atul Srivastava


In the present study Cd1-xZnxS/ZnS core/shell nanocrystals dispersed ferroelectric liquid crystal (FLC) has been examined. The effect of NCs concentrations in FLC matrix for the electro-optical applications has been studied in the SmC* phase. A considerable variation in the parameters like tilt angle, spontaneous polarization, response time, anchoring energy and rotational viscosity has been observed for the composite system. Almost two fold faster optical response for the composite system is one of the promising results of the present study. Thus the present composite can be used for faster electro-optical devices.

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