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Liquid Crystals and their Application
Russian Journal

Zhidkie kristally i ikh prakticheskoe ispol'zovanie

Жидкие кристаллы и их практическое использование

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Zhidk. krist. ikh prakt. ispol'z. = Liq. Cryst. and their Appl., 2016, 16 (1), 9—21.
DOI: 10.18083/LCAppl.2016.1.9

Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals: Physics and Applications

V. G. Chigrinov1, A. K. Srivastava1, E. P. Pozhidaev1,2

Author affiliations
1State Key Lab on Advanced Displays and Optoelectronics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
2P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences,
53 Leninskiy pr., Moscow, 119991, Russia

Basic electro-optical effects in ferroelectric liquid crystals are considered in terms of their physical nature and potential applications in display and photonic devices of a new generation.

Keywords: ferroelectric liquid crystals, spontaneous polarization, electro-optical effects, electrically controlled birefringence

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