In recent years, there has been increasing activity in the research and design of optical systems based on liquid crystal (LC) science. Bringing together contributions from leading figures in industry and academia, Optical Applications of Liquid Crystals covers the range of existing applications as well as those in development. Unique in its thorou
Optical properties and applications of ferroelectric and antiferroelectric liquid crystals. Electro holography and active optics. On the use of liquid crystals for adaptive optics. Polymer dispersed liquid crystals. New developments in photo-aligning and
photo-patterning technologies: physics and applications. Industrial and engineering aspects of LC applications.