Recent Publications

 

Recently published       

 
N. Kravets, N. Podoliak, M. Kaczmarek, E. Brasselet, Self-induced liquid crystal q-plate by photoelectric interface activation”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 114, 061101 (2019) (feature article and cover of APL)

T.P. Bennet, G. D’Alessandro and K.R. Daly, "Multiscale models of metallic nanoparticles in nematic liquid crystals", SIAM J. Appl. Math. 78(2), 1228-1255 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1137/18M1163919

E. Mavrona, S. Mailis, N. Podoliak, G. D’Alessandro, N. Tabiryan, M. Trapatseli, J.-F. Blach, M. Kaczmarek, and V. Apostolopoulos, “Intrinsic and photo-induced properties of high refractive index azobenzene based thin films,” Opt. Mater. Express 8 (2), 420-430 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1364/OME.8.000420

O. Buchnev, N. Podoliak, and V. A. Fedotov, "Liquid crystal-filled meta-pixel with switchable asymmetric reflectance and transmittance", J. Mol. Liq. 0167-7322 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2017.12.118

E. Perivolari, J.R. Gill, N. Podoliak, V. Apostolopoulos, T.J. Sluckin, G. D’Alessandro and M. Kaczmarek, Optically controlled bistable waveplates, J. Mol. Liq. (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2017.12.119

T.P. Bennett, M.B. Proctor, J.J. Forster, E. Perivolari, N. Podoliak, M. Sugden, R. Kirke, T. Regrettier, T. Heiser, M. Kaczmarek and G. D’Alessandro, Wide area mapping of liquid crystal devices with passive and active command layer, Appl. Optics 56, 9050-9056 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.56.00905010.1016

G. D’Alessandro, G.R. Luckhurst and T.J. Sluckin, Twist-bend nematics and beyond, Liquid Crystals 44,1-3 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1080/02678292.2017.1288698

T.P. Bennett, M.B. Proctor, M. Kaczmarek and G. D’Alessandro, Lifting degeneracy in nematic liquid crystal viscosities with a single optical measurement, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 497, 201-206 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2017.03.020

O. Buchnev, N. Podoliak, T. Frank, M. Kaczmarek, L. Jiang, and V. A. Fedotov, Controlling stiction in nano-electro-mechanical systems using liquid crystals, ACS Nano 10, 11519–11524 (2016)
https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.6b07495

O. Kurochkin, Y.K. Murugesan, T.P. Bennett, G. D’Alessandro, Y. Reznikov, G.H. Mehl, B.J. Tang and M. Kaczmarek, Thermal optical non-linearity of nematic mesophase enhanced by gold nanoparticles – an experimental and numerical investigation, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 11503-11512 (2016)
https://doi.org/10.1039/C6CP00116E

O. Buchnev , N. Podoliak , M. Kaczmarek , N. I. Zheludev, and V. A. Fedotov, Electrically controlled nanostructured metasurface loaded with liquid crystal: toward multifunctional photonic switch, Adv. Optical Mater. 3, 674–679 (2015)
https://doi.org/10.1002/adom.201400494

T.P. Bennett, M.B. Proctor, M. Kaczmarek and G. D’Alessandro, Liquid crystals under the spotlight: light based measurements of electrical and flow properties of liquid crystals, LX XIX, Proc. SPIE 9565, 95650C(6) (2015)
https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2187086

T.P. Bennett, G. D’Alessandro and K.R. Daly, Multiscale models of colloidal dispersion of particles in nematic liquid crystals, Phys. Rev. E 90(6), 062505 (2014)
https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.90.062505

M. Proctor, J. Bateman, K.R. Daly, M. Herrington, O. Buchnev, N. Podoliak, G. D’Alessandro and M. Kaczmarek, Light-activated modulation and coupling in integrated polymer-liquid crystal systems, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 31, 3144-3152 (2014)
https://doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.31.003144

T.P. Bennett, Y.K. Murugesan, K.R. Daly, G. De Matteis and G. D’Alessandro, Fast algorithms for liquid crystal modelling, LC XVIII, Proc. of SPIE 9182, 918208(15) (2014)
https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2059525

A. Acreman, M. Kaczmarek and G. D’Alessandro, Gold nanoparticle liquid crystal composites as a tunable nonlinear medium, Phys. Rev. E 90(1), 012504(8) (2014)
https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.90.012504

J. Bateman, M. Proctor, O. Buchnev, N. Podoliak, G. D’Alessandro and M. Kaczmarek, Voltage transfer function as an optical method to characterize electrical properties of liquid crystal devices, Opt. Lett. 39 (14), 3756-3759 (2014)
https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.003756

O. Buchnev, J. Wallauer, M. Walther, M. Kaczmarek, N. I. Zheludev, V. A. Fedotov, Controlling intensity and phase of terahertz radiation with an optically thin liquid crystal-loaded metamaterial, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 141904 (2013)
https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4823822

O. Buchnev, J. Y. Ou, M. Kaczmarek, N. I. Zheludev, and V. A. Fedotov, Electro-optical control in a plasmonic metamaterial hybridised with a liquid-crystal cell, Opt. Express 21(2), 1633 (2013)
https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.001633