Accession Number:

ADP011190

Title:

High Birefringence Liquid Crystals for Laser Beam Steering

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

HRL LABS LLC MALIBU CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-07-23

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

High birefringence and low viscosity liquid crystals are crucial for improving the response time of an agile laser beam steering device. Nematic liquid crystals with birefringence greater than 0.4, low absorption and good photo and thermal stability are investigated.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Antimissile Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE