Analysis of optical characteristics of various designs of a classical “guest – host” lc modulator
G.V. Simonenko, S.A. Studentsov, V.A. Ezhov


N.G. Chernyshevskiy Saratov State University,
Scientific and Production Enterprise “Photon” Ltd.,
A.M. Prokhorov Institute of the General Physics of the RAS

Full text of article: Russian language.


Using computer modeling, the analysis of optical characteristics of a “guest –host” liquid crystal (LC) modulator is conducted. In the article, classical LC modulator designs realized on the basis of a planar cell with various LC twist angles with and without polaroid are considered. Besides, a polaroid-free LC modulator design with homeotropic LC orientation is analyzed. Practical recommendations concerning finding optimum LC modulator designs for various specific purposes are made.

computer simulation, optical characteristics, LC modulator, “guest – host” effect.

Simonenko GV, Studentsov SA, Ezhov VA. Analysis of optical characteristics of various designs of a classical “guest – host” LC modulator. Computer Optics 2015; 39(3): 376-84. DOI: 10.18287/0134-2452-2015-39-3-376-384.


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