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Effect of MWCNT on Electro-Optical Properties of Liquid Crystal

Sudad S. Ahmed --- Rawa K. Ibrahim2 --- Asama N.Naje1 --- Kais Al-Naimee1

journal of kerbala university مجلة جامعة كربلاء
ISSN: 18130410 Year: 2015 Issue: المؤتمر العلمي الثالث لكلية العلوم Pages: 1-6
Publisher: Kerbala University جامعة كربلاء

Abstract

Dispersions of multi wall carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) in liquid crystals (LCs)type 5CB have attracted attention due to their unique properties and possible applications in photonics and electronics. The results of the investigations of improved the electro-optical properties of liquid crystal optical switch are being presented here. The addition of MWCNT showed fast response time ,fast rise time,and lower threshold voltage.

Keywords

Liquid crystal --- MWCNT --- electro-optical properties --- optical switch