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Electrically tunable microresonators using photoaligned liquid crystals

Authors Chigrinov, Vladimir Grigorievich View this author's profile
Zhou, Linjie HKUST affiliated (currently or previously)
Muravsky, Alexander HKUST affiliated (currently or previously)
Poon, Andrew Wing On View this author's profile
Issue Date 2010-08-24
Source US Patent , 7,783,144 B2, 2010
Summary An electrooptically tunable waveguide-coupled microresonator. In one example embodiment, the switch includes a photoalignment layer that enhances control of liquid crystal alignment in the cladding near the coupling region of the microresonator and waveguide.
Language English
Format Patent
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