Remote Control of Liquid Crystal Elastomer Random Laser

Year: 2018

Authors: Tiwari A.K., Pattelli L., Torre R., Wiersma D.

Autors Affiliation: University of Florence, European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy (LENS), Sesto Fiorentino, via Nello Carrara 11-50019, Italy; Dip. di Fisica Ed Astronomia, University of Florence, via G. Sansone 1, Sesto Fiorentino, I-50019, Italy

Abstract: We demonstrate random lasing in a composite system fabricated from elastomeric liquid crystals and TiO2nanoparticles. By moving this random laser near the focal plane of the pump beam, we achieve control of its emission properties.

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KeyWords: Laser beams; Liquid crystals; Remote control, Emission properties; Focal Plane; Liquid crystal elastomers; Pump beams; Random lasers; Random lasing; Tunable random laser, Pumping (laser)
DOI: 10.1109/WRAP.2017.8468557