Photo-isomerization induces pattern instability, labyrinth and foam textures

V. Odent, I. Andrade-Silva, M. G. Clerc, Daniel Elias Escaff

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Abstract

We study experimentally, theoretically and numerically photo-isomerization transition between a nematic and isotropic phases, induced by a Gaussian laser beam. The photo-isomerization transition causes transitory phenomenon as pattern instability, labyrinth and foam textures.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2014
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 21 Jul 2014
EventSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2014 - Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 27 Jul 201431 Jul 2014

Publication series

NameSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2014

Conference

ConferenceSpecialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2014
CountrySpain
CityBarcelona
Period27/07/1431/07/14

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