skip to content
Polarized light in liquid crystals and polymers Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Polarized light in liquid crystals and polymers

Author: Toralf Scharf
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The latest advances in the optics of small birefringent structures. With the proliferation of liquid crystal technologies such as flat panel displays, understanding the polarization of light in liquid crystals has become a vital concern of optics, biology, communication, and numerous other areas in research and industry.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Scharf, Toralf, 1967-
Polarized light in liquid crystals and polymers.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2007
(DLC) 2006042964
(OCoLC)70986202
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Toralf Scharf
ISBN: 9780470074367 0470074361 9780470074374 047007437X
OCLC Number: 78519651
Description: 1 online resource (x, 400 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover --
CONTENTS --
Preface --
1 Polarized Light --
1.1 Introduction --
1.2 Concept of Light Polarization --
1.3 Description of The State of Polarization --
1.4 The Stokes Concept --
1.5 The Jones Concept --
1.6 Coherence and Polarized Light --
References --
2 Electromagnetic Waves in Anisotropic Materials --
2.1 Introduction --
2.2 Analytical Background --
2.3 Time Harmonic Fields and Plane Waves --
2.4 Maxwell's Equations in Matrix Representation --
2.5 Separation of Polarizations for Inhomogeneous Problems --
2.6 Separation of Polarizations for Anisotropic Problems --
2.7 Dielectric Tensor and Index Ellipsoid --
References --
3 Description of Light Propagation with Rays --
3.1 Introduction --
3.2 Light Rays and Wave Optics --
3.3 Light Propagation Through Interfaces (Fresnel Formula) --
3.4 Propagation Direction of Rays in Crystals --
3.5 Propagation Along A Principal Axis --
3.6 Rays at Isotropic-Anisotropic Interfaces --
3.7 Gaussian Beams --
References --
4 Stratified Birefringent Media --
4.1 Maxwell Equations for Stratified Media --
4.2 Jones Formalism in Examples --
4.3 Extended Jones Matrix Method --
4.4 The 4 x 4 Berreman Method --
4.5 Analytical Solution for A Birefringent Slab --
4.6 Reflection and Transmission --
References --
5 Space-Grid Time-Domain Techniques --
5.1 Introduction --
5.2 Description of the FDTD Method --
5.3 Implementation and Boundary Conditions --
5.4 Rigorous Optics for Liquid Crystals --
References --
6 Organic Optical Materials --
6.1 Introduction --
6.2 Polymers for Optics --
6.3 Physical Properties of Polymers --
6.4 Optical Properties of Polymers --
6.5 Liquid Crystal Phases --
6.6 Liquid Crystal Polymers --
6.7 Birefringence in Isotropic Materials --
6.8 Form Birefringence --
6.9 Order-Induced Birefringence --
6.10 Optical Properties of Liquid Crystals and Oriented Polymers --
References --
7 Practical Polarization Optics with the Microscope --
7.1 Introduction --
7.2 Microscope Characteristics --
7.3 Polarization Microscope --
7.4 Polarizers --
7.5 Polarization Colors --
7.6 Compensation and Retardation Measurement --
7.7 Conoscopy --
7.8 Local Polarization Mapping --
References --
8 Optics of Liquid Crystal Textures --
8.1 Introduction --
8.2 Calculation of Liquid Crystal Director Distributions --
8.3 Optical Properties of Uniform Textures --
8.4 Optical Properties of Liquid Crystal Defects --
8.5 Surface Line Defects in Nematics --
8.6 Defects in Smectic Phases --
8.7 Confined Nematic Liquid Crystals --
8.8 Instabilities in Liquid Crystals --
8.9 Deformation of Liquid Crystal Directors by Fringing Fields --
8.10 Resolution Limit of Switchable Liquid Crystal Devices --
8.11 Switching in Layered Phases --
References --
9 Refractive Birefringent Optics --
9.1 Birefringent Optical Elements --
9.2 Fabrication of Refractive Components --
9.3 Optical Properties of Modified Birefringent Components --
9.4 Liquid Crystal Phase Shifters --
9.5 Modal Control Elements --
9.6 Interferometers Based on Polarization Splitting --
9.7 Birefri.
Responsibility: Toralf Scharf.

Abstract:

The latest advances in the optics of small birefringent structures With the proliferation of liquid crystal technologies such as flat panel displays, understanding the polarization of light in  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Polarized Light in Liquid Crystals and Polymers by Toralf Scharf should be considered as essential reading for any postgraduate student embarking on the study of liquid crystals. In addition, the Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/78519651> # Polarized light in liquid crystals and polymers
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "78519651" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Place/hoboken_n_j> ; # Hoboken, N.J.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nju> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/polarisiertes_licht_flussigkristall> ; # Polarisiertes Licht--Flüssigkristall
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/light_transmission> ; # Light--Transmission
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85076879> ; # Light--Transmission
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/polymer_liquid_crystals> ; # Polymer liquid crystals
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/polarization_light> ; # Polarization (Light)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/polarisation_lumiere> ; # Polarisation (Lumière)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/liquid_crystals> ; # Liquid crystals
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/cristaux_liquides_proprietes_optiques> ; # Cristaux liquides--Propriétés optiques
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/flussigkristall_polarisiertes_licht> ; # Flüssigkristall--Polarisiertes Licht
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/535.52/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/lumiere_propagation> ; # Lumière--Propagation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/science_physics_optics_&_light> ; # SCIENCE--Physics--Optics & Light
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2007" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/33884065> ; # Toralf Scharf
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "Cover -- CONTENTS -- Preface -- 1 Polarized Light -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Concept of Light Polarization -- 1.3 Description of The State of Polarization -- 1.4 The Stokes Concept -- 1.5 The Jones Concept -- 1.6 Coherence and Polarized Light -- References -- 2 Electromagnetic Waves in Anisotropic Materials -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Analytical Background -- 2.3 Time Harmonic Fields and Plane Waves -- 2.4 Maxwell's Equations in Matrix Representation -- 2.5 Separation of Polarizations for Inhomogeneous Problems -- 2.6 Separation of Polarizations for Anisotropic Problems -- 2.7 Dielectric Tensor and Index Ellipsoid -- References -- 3 Description of Light Propagation with Rays -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Light Rays and Wave Optics -- 3.3 Light Propagation Through Interfaces (Fresnel Formula) -- 3.4 Propagation Direction of Rays in Crystals -- 3.5 Propagation Along A Principal Axis -- 3.6 Rays at Isotropic-Anisotropic Interfaces -- 3.7 Gaussian Beams -- References -- 4 Stratified Birefringent Media -- 4.1 Maxwell Equations for Stratified Media -- 4.2 Jones Formalism in Examples -- 4.3 Extended Jones Matrix Method -- 4.4 The 4 x 4 Berreman Method -- 4.5 Analytical Solution for A Birefringent Slab -- 4.6 Reflection and Transmission -- References -- 5 Space-Grid Time-Domain Techniques -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Description of the FDTD Method -- 5.3 Implementation and Boundary Conditions -- 5.4 Rigorous Optics for Liquid Crystals -- References -- 6 Organic Optical Materials -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Polymers for Optics -- 6.3 Physical Properties of Polymers -- 6.4 Optical Properties of Polymers -- 6.5 Liquid Crystal Phases -- 6.6 Liquid Crystal Polymers -- 6.7 Birefringence in Isotropic Materials -- 6.8 Form Birefringence -- 6.9 Order-Induced Birefringence -- 6.10 Optical Properties of Liquid Crystals and Oriented Polymers -- References -- 7 Practical Polarization Optics with the Microscope -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Microscope Characteristics -- 7.3 Polarization Microscope -- 7.4 Polarizers -- 7.5 Polarization Colors -- 7.6 Compensation and Retardation Measurement -- 7.7 Conoscopy -- 7.8 Local Polarization Mapping -- References -- 8 Optics of Liquid Crystal Textures -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Calculation of Liquid Crystal Director Distributions -- 8.3 Optical Properties of Uniform Textures -- 8.4 Optical Properties of Liquid Crystal Defects -- 8.5 Surface Line Defects in Nematics -- 8.6 Defects in Smectic Phases -- 8.7 Confined Nematic Liquid Crystals -- 8.8 Instabilities in Liquid Crystals -- 8.9 Deformation of Liquid Crystal Directors by Fringing Fields -- 8.10 Resolution Limit of Switchable Liquid Crystal Devices -- 8.11 Switching in Layered Phases -- References -- 9 Refractive Birefringent Optics -- 9.1 Birefringent Optical Elements -- 9.2 Fabrication of Refractive Components -- 9.3 Optical Properties of Modified Birefringent Components -- 9.4 Liquid Crystal Phase Shifters -- 9.5 Modal Control Elements -- 9.6 Interferometers Based on Polarization Splitting -- 9.7 Birefri."@en ;
    schema:description "The latest advances in the optics of small birefringent structures. With the proliferation of liquid crystal technologies such as flat panel displays, understanding the polarization of light in liquid crystals has become a vital concern of optics, biology, communication, and numerous other areas in research and industry."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/51760774> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70986202> ;
    schema:name "Polarized light in liquid crystals and polymers"@en ;
    schema:productID "78519651" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/78519651#PublicationEvent/hoboken_n_j_wiley_interscience_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Agent/wiley_interscience> ; # Wiley-Interscience
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/047007437X> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=172599> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=281836> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=72155&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10308029> ;
    schema:url <http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/bookhome/103019711> ;
    schema:url <http://catalogimages.wiley.com/images/db/jimages/9780471740643.jpg> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=72155> ;
    schema:url <https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/book/10.1002/047007437X> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=281836> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780470074367> ;
    schema:workExample <http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/047007437X> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780470074374> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/78519651> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Agent/wiley_interscience> # Wiley-Interscience
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Wiley-Interscience" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Place/hoboken_n_j> # Hoboken, N.J.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Hoboken, N.J." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/cristaux_liquides_proprietes_optiques> # Cristaux liquides--Propriétés optiques
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cristaux liquides--Propriétés optiques"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/flussigkristall_polarisiertes_licht> # Flüssigkristall--Polarisiertes Licht
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Flüssigkristall--Polarisiertes Licht"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/light_transmission> # Light--Transmission
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Light--Transmission"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/lumiere_propagation> # Lumière--Propagation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Lumière--Propagation"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/polarisation_lumiere> # Polarisation (Lumière)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Polarisation (Lumière)"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/polarisiertes_licht_flussigkristall> # Polarisiertes Licht--Flüssigkristall
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Polarisiertes Licht--Flüssigkristall"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/polarization_light> # Polarization (Light)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Polarization (Light)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/polymer_liquid_crystals> # Polymer liquid crystals
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Polymer liquid crystals"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51760774#Topic/science_physics_optics_&_light> # SCIENCE--Physics--Optics & Light
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SCIENCE--Physics--Optics & Light"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85076879> # Light--Transmission
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Light--Transmission"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/33884065> # Toralf Scharf
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1967" ;
    schema:familyName "Scharf" ;
    schema:givenName "Toralf" ;
    schema:name "Toralf Scharf" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780470074367>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0470074361" ;
    schema:isbn "9780470074367" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780470074374>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "047007437X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780470074374" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70986202>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Polarized light in liquid crystals and polymers." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/78519651> ; # Polarized light in liquid crystals and polymers
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.