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Liquid crystals

Tunable whispers

Nature Photonics volume 3, pages 560561 (2009) | Download Citation

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The news that spherical droplets of a liquid crystal can function as whispering-gallery-mode microresonators with an unprecedented width of wavelength tunability could be good news for fabricating new kinds of sensors and lasers.

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  1. Hiroshi Yokoyama is at the Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA.  hyokoyam@kent.edu

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