Abstract

We demonstrate band edge lasing action from a cholesteric liquid crystal (CLC) containing an aggregation-induced-emission (AIE) dye as gain material. AIE materials do not suffer aggregation-caused quenching, have strong resistance to photobleaching, and can show large Stokes shift. The amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) and lasing emission of the dye-doped CLC cell have been characterized, the lasing threshold has been estimated, and its resistance to photobleaching has been measured. AIE materials with their unique properties are especially suitable for acting as gain materials in liquid crystal lasers where defect structures lower the threshold for nanoscale aggregation effects. Our studies have shown that such AIE-dye-doped CLC is capable of lasing action with unusually large Stokes shift at moderate threshold with strong resistance to photobleaching.

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2015 (2)

K. Kim, S. Hur, S. Kim, S. Jo, B. R. Lee, M. H. Song, and S. Choi, “A well-aligned simple cubic blue phase for a liquid crystal laser,” J. Mater. Chem. C Mater. Opt. Electron. Devices 3(21), 5383–5388 (2015).
[Crossref]

J. Zhu, W. Li, Y. Sun, J. Lu, X. Song, C. Chen, Z. Zhang, and Y. Su, “Random laser emission in a sphere-phase liquid crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 106(19), 191903 (2015).
[Crossref]

2014 (2)

J.-L. Zhu, S.-B. Ni, C. Ping Chen, D.-Q. Wu, X.-L. Song, C.-Y. Chen, J.-G. Lu, Y. Su, and H.-P. D. Shieh, “Chiral-induced self-assembly sphere phase liquid crystal with fast switching time,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 104(9), 091116 (2014).
[Crossref]

J. L. Banal, J. M. White, K. P. Ghiggino, and W. W. H. Wong, “Concentrating aggregation-induced fluorescence in planar waveguides: a proof-of-principle,” Sci. Rep. 4, 4635 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2012 (4)

J. Mei, J. Wang, J. Z. Sun, H. Zhao, W. Yuan, C. Deng, S. Chen, H. H. Y. Sung, P. Lu, A. Qin, H. S. Kwok, Y. Ma, I. D. Williams, and B. Z. Tang, “Siloles symmetrically substituted on their 2, 5-positions with electron-accepting and donating moieties: facile synthesis, aggregation-enhanced emission, solvatochromism, and device application,” Chem. Sci. (Camb.) 3(2), 549–558 (2012).
[Crossref]

J. Mei, J. Wang, A. Qin, H. Zhao, W. Yuan, Z. Zhao, H. H. Y. Sung, C. Deng, S. Zhang, I. D. Williams, J. Z. Sun, and B. Z. Tang, “Construction of soft porous crystal with silole derivative: strategy of framework design, multiple structural transformability and mechanofluorochromism,” J. Mater. Chem. 22(10), 4290–4298 (2012).
[Crossref]

R. Hu, C. F. A. Gómez-Durán, J. W. Y. Lam, J. L. Belmonte-Vázquez, C. Deng, S. Chen, R. Ye, E. Peña-Cabrera, Y. Zhong, K. S. Wong, and B. Z. Tang, “Synthesis, solvatochromism, aggregation-induced emission and cell imaging of tetraphenylethene-containing BODIPY derivatives with large Stokes shifts,” Chem. Commun. (Camb.) 48(81), 10099–10101 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

C. W. Chen, H. C. Jau, C. T. Wang, C. H. Lee, I. C. Khoo, and T. H. Lin, “Random lasing in blue phase liquid crystals,” Opt. Express 20(21), 23978–23984 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2011 (1)

Y. Hong, J. W. Y. Lam, and B. Z. Tang, “Aggregation-induced emission,” Chem. Soc. Rev. 40(11), 5361–5388 (2011).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2010 (5)

Z. Zhao, J. W. Y. Lam, and B. Z. Tang, “Aggregation-induced emission of tetraarylethene luminogens,” Curr. Org. Chem. 14(18), 2109–2132 (2010).
[Crossref]

H. Shirvani-Mahdavi, E. Mohajerani, and S. T. Wu, “Circularly polarized high-efficiency cholesteric liquid crystal lasers with a tunable nematic phase retarder,” Opt. Express 18(5), 5021–5027 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. Liu, Y. Tang, N. N. Barashkov, I. S. Irgibaeva, J. W. Y. Lam, R. Hu, D. Birimzhanova, Y. Yu, and B. Z. Tang, “Fluorescent chemosensor for detection and quantitation of carbon dioxide gas,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132(40), 13951–13953 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. Faisal, Y. Hong, J. Liu, Y. Yu, J. W. Y. Lam, A. Qin, P. Lu, and B. Z. Tang, “Fabrication of fluorescent silica nanoparticles hybridized with AIE luminogens and exploration of their applications as nanobiosensors in intracellular imaging,” Chemistry 16(14), 4266–4272 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

H. Coles and S. Morris, “Liquid-crystal lasers,” Nat. Photonics 4(10), 676–685 (2010).
[Crossref]

2009 (1)

Y. Hong, J. W. Y. Lam, and B. Z. Tang, “Aggregation-induced emission: phenomenon, mechanism and applications,” Chem. Commun. (Camb.) 29(29), 4332–4353 (2009).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2008 (2)

V. A. Belyakov, “Low threshold DFB lasing in chiral liquid crystals,” Ferroelectrics 364(1), 33–59 (2008).
[Crossref]

R. Ozaki, T. Shinpo, and H. Moritake, “Improvement of orientation of planar cholesteric liquid crystal by rapid thermal processing,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92(16), 163304 (2008).
[Crossref]

2007 (1)

2005 (1)

T. H. Lin, Y. J. Chen, C. H. Wu, A. Y. G. Fuh, J. H. Liu, and P. C. Yang, “Cholesteric liquid crystal laser with wide tuning capability,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86(16), 161120 (2005).
[Crossref]

2003 (3)

S. Furumi, S. Yokoyama, A. Otomo, and S. Mashiko, “Electrical control of the structure and lasing in chiral photonic band-gap liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 82(1), 16–18 (2003).
[Crossref]

J. Schmidtke and W. Stille, “Fluorescence of a dye-doped cholesteric liquid crystal film in the region of the stop band: theory and experiment,” Eur. Phys. J. B 31(2), 179–194 (2003).
[Crossref]

H. C. Yeh, S. J. Yeh, and C. T. Chen, “Readily synthesised arylamino fumaronitrile for non-doped red organic light-emitting diodes,” Chem. Commun. (Camb.) 20(20), 2632–2633 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

1998 (1)

1997 (1)

H. Kuball, B. Weiß, A. K. Beck, and D. Seebach, “TADDOLs with unprecedented helical twisting power in liquid crystals,” Helv. Chim. Acta 80(8), 2507–2514 (1997).
[Crossref]

1994 (1)

J. P. Dowling, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, and C. M. Bowden, “The photonic band edge laser: a new approach to gain enhancement,” J. Appl. Phys. 75(4), 1896–1899 (1994).
[Crossref]

1979 (1)

V. A. Belyakov, V. E. Dmitrienko, and V. P. Orlov, “Optics of cholesteric liquid crystals,” Sov. Phys. Usp. 22(2), 64–88 (1979).
[Crossref]

1951 (1)

H. de Vries, “Rotatory power and other optical properties of certain liquid crystals,” Acta Crystallogr. 4(3), 219–226 (1951).
[Crossref]

Banal, J. L.

J. L. Banal, J. M. White, K. P. Ghiggino, and W. W. H. Wong, “Concentrating aggregation-induced fluorescence in planar waveguides: a proof-of-principle,” Sci. Rep. 4, 4635 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Barashkov, N. N.

Y. Liu, Y. Tang, N. N. Barashkov, I. S. Irgibaeva, J. W. Y. Lam, R. Hu, D. Birimzhanova, Y. Yu, and B. Z. Tang, “Fluorescent chemosensor for detection and quantitation of carbon dioxide gas,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132(40), 13951–13953 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Beck, A. K.

H. Kuball, B. Weiß, A. K. Beck, and D. Seebach, “TADDOLs with unprecedented helical twisting power in liquid crystals,” Helv. Chim. Acta 80(8), 2507–2514 (1997).
[Crossref]

Belmonte-Vázquez, J. L.

R. Hu, C. F. A. Gómez-Durán, J. W. Y. Lam, J. L. Belmonte-Vázquez, C. Deng, S. Chen, R. Ye, E. Peña-Cabrera, Y. Zhong, K. S. Wong, and B. Z. Tang, “Synthesis, solvatochromism, aggregation-induced emission and cell imaging of tetraphenylethene-containing BODIPY derivatives with large Stokes shifts,” Chem. Commun. (Camb.) 48(81), 10099–10101 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Belyakov, V. A.

V. A. Belyakov, “Low threshold DFB lasing in chiral liquid crystals,” Ferroelectrics 364(1), 33–59 (2008).
[Crossref]

V. A. Belyakov, V. E. Dmitrienko, and V. P. Orlov, “Optics of cholesteric liquid crystals,” Sov. Phys. Usp. 22(2), 64–88 (1979).
[Crossref]

Birimzhanova, D.

Y. Liu, Y. Tang, N. N. Barashkov, I. S. Irgibaeva, J. W. Y. Lam, R. Hu, D. Birimzhanova, Y. Yu, and B. Z. Tang, “Fluorescent chemosensor for detection and quantitation of carbon dioxide gas,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132(40), 13951–13953 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Bloemer, M. J.

J. P. Dowling, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, and C. M. Bowden, “The photonic band edge laser: a new approach to gain enhancement,” J. Appl. Phys. 75(4), 1896–1899 (1994).
[Crossref]

Bowden, C. M.

J. P. Dowling, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, and C. M. Bowden, “The photonic band edge laser: a new approach to gain enhancement,” J. Appl. Phys. 75(4), 1896–1899 (1994).
[Crossref]

Chen, C.

J. Zhu, W. Li, Y. Sun, J. Lu, X. Song, C. Chen, Z. Zhang, and Y. Su, “Random laser emission in a sphere-phase liquid crystal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 106(19), 191903 (2015).
[Crossref]

Chen, C. T.

H. C. Yeh, S. J. Yeh, and C. T. Chen, “Readily synthesised arylamino fumaronitrile for non-doped red organic light-emitting diodes,” Chem. Commun. (Camb.) 20(20), 2632–2633 (2003).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Chen, C. W.

Chen, C.-Y.

J.-L. Zhu, S.-B. Ni, C. Ping Chen, D.-Q. Wu, X.-L. Song, C.-Y. Chen, J.-G. Lu, Y. Su, and H.-P. D. Shieh, “Chiral-induced self-assembly sphere phase liquid crystal with fast switching time,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 104(9), 091116 (2014).
[Crossref]

Chen, S.

R. Hu, C. F. A. Gómez-Durán, J. W. Y. Lam, J. L. Belmonte-Vázquez, C. Deng, S. Chen, R. Ye, E. Peña-Cabrera, Y. Zhong, K. S. Wong, and B. Z. Tang, “Synthesis, solvatochromism, aggregation-induced emission and cell imaging of tetraphenylethene-containing BODIPY derivatives with large Stokes shifts,” Chem. Commun. (Camb.) 48(81), 10099–10101 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Mei, J. Wang, J. Z. Sun, H. Zhao, W. Yuan, C. Deng, S. Chen, H. H. Y. Sung, P. Lu, A. Qin, H. S. Kwok, Y. Ma, I. D. Williams, and B. Z. Tang, “Siloles symmetrically substituted on their 2, 5-positions with electron-accepting and donating moieties: facile synthesis, aggregation-enhanced emission, solvatochromism, and device application,” Chem. Sci. (Camb.) 3(2), 549–558 (2012).
[Crossref]

Chen, Y. J.

T. H. Lin, Y. J. Chen, C. H. Wu, A. Y. G. Fuh, J. H. Liu, and P. C. Yang, “Cholesteric liquid crystal laser with wide tuning capability,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86(16), 161120 (2005).
[Crossref]

Choi, S.

K. Kim, S. Hur, S. Kim, S. Jo, B. R. Lee, M. H. Song, and S. Choi, “A well-aligned simple cubic blue phase for a liquid crystal laser,” J. Mater. Chem. C Mater. Opt. Electron. Devices 3(21), 5383–5388 (2015).
[Crossref]

Coles, H.

H. Coles and S. Morris, “Liquid-crystal lasers,” Nat. Photonics 4(10), 676–685 (2010).
[Crossref]

de Vries, H.

H. de Vries, “Rotatory power and other optical properties of certain liquid crystals,” Acta Crystallogr. 4(3), 219–226 (1951).
[Crossref]

Deng, C.

R. Hu, C. F. A. Gómez-Durán, J. W. Y. Lam, J. L. Belmonte-Vázquez, C. Deng, S. Chen, R. Ye, E. Peña-Cabrera, Y. Zhong, K. S. Wong, and B. Z. Tang, “Synthesis, solvatochromism, aggregation-induced emission and cell imaging of tetraphenylethene-containing BODIPY derivatives with large Stokes shifts,” Chem. Commun. (Camb.) 48(81), 10099–10101 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

J. Mei, J. Wang, J. Z. Sun, H. Zhao, W. Yuan, C. Deng, S. Chen, H. H. Y. Sung, P. Lu, A. Qin, H. S. Kwok, Y. Ma, I. D. Williams, and B. Z. Tang, “Siloles symmetrically substituted on their 2, 5-positions with electron-accepting and donating moieties: facile synthesis, aggregation-enhanced emission, solvatochromism, and device application,” Chem. Sci. (Camb.) 3(2), 549–558 (2012).
[Crossref]

J. Mei, J. Wang, A. Qin, H. Zhao, W. Yuan, Z. Zhao, H. H. Y. Sung, C. Deng, S. Zhang, I. D. Williams, J. Z. Sun, and B. Z. Tang, “Construction of soft porous crystal with silole derivative: strategy of framework design, multiple structural transformability and mechanofluorochromism,” J. Mater. Chem. 22(10), 4290–4298 (2012).
[Crossref]

Dmitrienko, V. E.

V. A. Belyakov, V. E. Dmitrienko, and V. P. Orlov, “Optics of cholesteric liquid crystals,” Sov. Phys. Usp. 22(2), 64–88 (1979).
[Crossref]

Dowling, J. P.

J. P. Dowling, M. Scalora, M. J. Bloemer, and C. M. Bowden, “The photonic band edge laser: a new approach to gain enhancement,” J. Appl. Phys. 75(4), 1896–1899 (1994).
[Crossref]

Faisal, M.

M. Faisal, Y. Hong, J. Liu, Y. Yu, J. W. Y. Lam, A. Qin, P. Lu, and B. Z. Tang, “Fabrication of fluorescent silica nanoparticles hybridized with AIE luminogens and exploration of their applications as nanobiosensors in intracellular imaging,” Chemistry 16(14), 4266–4272 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Fan, B.

Fuh, A. Y. G.

T. H. Lin, Y. J. Chen, C. H. Wu, A. Y. G. Fuh, J. H. Liu, and P. C. Yang, “Cholesteric liquid crystal laser with wide tuning capability,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86(16), 161120 (2005).
[Crossref]

Fujii, A.

Furumi, S.

S. Furumi, S. Yokoyama, A. Otomo, and S. Mashiko, “Electrical control of the structure and lasing in chiral photonic band-gap liquid crystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 82(1), 16–18 (2003).
[Crossref]

Genack, A. Z.

Ghiggino, K. P.

J. L. Banal, J. M. White, K. P. Ghiggino, and W. W. H. Wong, “Concentrating aggregation-induced fluorescence in planar waveguides: a proof-of-principle,” Sci. Rep. 4, 4635 (2014).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Gómez-Durán, C. F. A.

R. Hu, C. F. A. Gómez-Durán, J. W. Y. Lam, J. L. Belmonte-Vázquez, C. Deng, S. Chen, R. Ye, E. Peña-Cabrera, Y. Zhong, K. S. Wong, and B. Z. Tang, “Synthesis, solvatochromism, aggregation-induced emission and cell imaging of tetraphenylethene-containing BODIPY derivatives with large Stokes shifts,” Chem. Commun. (Camb.) 48(81), 10099–10101 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Hong, Y.

Y. Hong, J. W. Y. Lam, and B. Z. Tang, “Aggregation-induced emission,” Chem. Soc. Rev. 40(11), 5361–5388 (2011).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. Faisal, Y. Hong, J. Liu, Y. Yu, J. W. Y. Lam, A. Qin, P. Lu, and B. Z. Tang, “Fabrication of fluorescent silica nanoparticles hybridized with AIE luminogens and exploration of their applications as nanobiosensors in intracellular imaging,” Chemistry 16(14), 4266–4272 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. Hong, J. W. Y. Lam, and B. Z. Tang, “Aggregation-induced emission: phenomenon, mechanism and applications,” Chem. Commun. (Camb.) 29(29), 4332–4353 (2009).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Hu, R.

R. Hu, C. F. A. Gómez-Durán, J. W. Y. Lam, J. L. Belmonte-Vázquez, C. Deng, S. Chen, R. Ye, E. Peña-Cabrera, Y. Zhong, K. S. Wong, and B. Z. Tang, “Synthesis, solvatochromism, aggregation-induced emission and cell imaging of tetraphenylethene-containing BODIPY derivatives with large Stokes shifts,” Chem. Commun. (Camb.) 48(81), 10099–10101 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Y. Liu, Y. Tang, N. N. Barashkov, I. S. Irgibaeva, J. W. Y. Lam, R. Hu, D. Birimzhanova, Y. Yu, and B. Z. Tang, “Fluorescent chemosensor for detection and quantitation of carbon dioxide gas,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132(40), 13951–13953 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Huang, Y.

Hur, S.

K. Kim, S. Hur, S. Kim, S. Jo, B. R. Lee, M. H. Song, and S. Choi, “A well-aligned simple cubic blue phase for a liquid crystal laser,” J. Mater. Chem. C Mater. Opt. Electron. Devices 3(21), 5383–5388 (2015).
[Crossref]

Irgibaeva, I. S.

Y. Liu, Y. Tang, N. N. Barashkov, I. S. Irgibaeva, J. W. Y. Lam, R. Hu, D. Birimzhanova, Y. Yu, and B. Z. Tang, “Fluorescent chemosensor for detection and quantitation of carbon dioxide gas,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132(40), 13951–13953 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Jau, H. C.

Jo, S.

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1 (a) Chemical structure of the chiral dopant. (b) Chemical structure of the AIE material DMTPS-DCV. (c) Experimental setup for characterizing the ASE from the dye-doped CLC cell. (d) Experimental setup for inducing and characterizing the lasing emission from the dye-doped CLC cell.
Fig. 2
Fig. 2 (a) The fluorescence spectrum of DMTPS-DCV in E7 with the excitation wavelength of 440 nm and (b) the 550-nm fluorescence intensity of DMTPS-DCV in E7 as a function of excitation wavelength.
Fig. 3
Fig. 3 (a) POM image (P and A indicate the polarization of the polarizer and the analyzer.) and (b) fluorescence microscopy image with excitation wavelength of 365 nm of the well-aligned dye-doped CLC cell. (c) Fluorescence microscopy image of the non-annealed dye-doped CLC shows significant fluorescence in the defect lines indicating dye aggregation. (d) Reflection (black line) and transmission (red line) spectra of the well-aligned AIE-dye-doped CLC cell, along with transmission spectrum (blue line) of the undoped CLC.
Fig. 4
Fig. 4 (a) The ASE spectrum of the dye-doped CLC cell induced by a modulated CW laser at the pumping power lower than 0.4 W (before modulated) and with pumping wavelength of 450 nm. (b) The reflection spectrum of the dye-doped CLC cell (red line) and the lasing spectrum (black line) of the dye-doped CLC cell induced by a nanosecond pulsed laser at the pumping power of ~800 μJ/mm2 with the pumping wavelength of 438 nm. Inset shows the far field image of the emission beam. (c) The relationship between emission output power of the dye-doped CLC cell and the pumping energy density.
Fig. 5
Fig. 5 (a) Time-dependent fluorescence spectra of E7 doped with 1 wt% of the AIE dye. (b) Time-dependent fluorescence spectra of E7 doped with 1 wt% of coumarin 6. (c) Time-dependent integrated fluorescence intensity of E7 doped with the AIE dye and E7 doped with coumarin 6. (d) Time-dependent lasing emission spectra of the AIE-dye-doped CLC.

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