Accession Number : ADD003597

Title :   Liquid Crystal Waveguide.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Giallorenzi,Thomas G ; Schnur,Joel M

Report Date : 15 Jun 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : An optical waveguide, which combines a thin film of aligned liquid-crystal sandwiched between two dielectric plates, is capable of performing many active optical processing functions such as modulation switching and beam deflection. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Optical waveguides, *Liquid crystals, Optical processing, Thin films, Dielectrics, Sandwich construction

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE