Mimicking Liquid Crystals with Metamaterials

Mingkai Liu, Kebin Fan , Willie J. Padilla , David Powell, Xin Zhang, Ilya Shadrivov

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    We propose and demonstrate Meta Liquid Crystals (MLCs), a novel form of tunable 3D metamaterials. MLCs mimic the response of liquid crystals but use meta-atoms instead of molecular mesogens, enabling a richer variety of electromagnetic responses.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
    Place of PublicationOnline
    PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
    Editionto be checked
    ISBN (Print)9781943580118
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    EventCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science 2016 - San Jose, United States
    Duration: 1 Jan 2016 → …


    ConferenceCLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science 2016
    Period1/01/16 → …
    OtherJune 5-10 2016


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