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Zhidk. krist. ikh prakt. ispol'z. = Liq. Cryst. and their Appl., 2018, 18 (3), 26—36. DOI: 10.18083/LCAppl.2018.3.26
Influence of Pre-Tilt Angles of Liquid Crystalline Molecules Placed Onto Orienting Substrates on Characteristics of Liquid Crystalline Modulators Based on π-Cells
G. V. Simonenko
Author affiliations Saratov State University named after N. G. Chernyshevsky,
83 Astrakhanskaya St., Saratov, 410012, Russia. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstract A computer simulation of characteristics of the LC shutter based on π-cells for 3D applications for various values of the pre-tilt angles of LC molecules placed onto orienting surfaces was performed. The boundary conditions for π-cells with twist angles of the LC structure equal to 180° or 0° were found, which allow to increase the optical and dynamic characteristics of the standart LC shutters on π-cells. It is shown that the violation of the antisymmetry of the boundary conditions in π-cells leads to a significant deterioration of the LC shutter characteristics.