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Authors: C. Desimpel, J. Beeckman, H. Desmet, K. Neyts, R. James, F.A. Fernandez
Title: A four-electrode liquid crystal device for 2pi in-plane director rotation
Format: International Journal
Publication date: 11/2005
Journal/Conference/Book: Journal of physics. D, applied physics
Editor/Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing, 
Volume(Issue): 38(21) p.3976-3984
Location: United Kingdom
DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/38/21/023
Citations: 5 (Dimensions.ai - last update: 13/6/2021)
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Abstract

A novel type of liquid crystal device is described, based on a four-electrode unit, arranged in a hexagonal array. Full three-dimensional simulations were performed using a finite elements algorithm demonstrating a 2π rotation of the director in the plane parallel to the substrate surface. Applications for the device are situated in the field of multistable wave plates, spatial light modulators and electrically controllable anchoring.

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