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Holography recording properties of new dye-doped ionic liquid crystals for use in optical switch applications
Author(s): Gertruda V. Klimusheva; Tatyana A. Mirnaya; S. A. Bugaychuk; Vladimir Bezrodnui; O. Kolesnik; Alexander Yu. Vakhnin; A. Sadovenko
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Paper Abstract

For the first time the multi-gratings holographic recording has been obtained in novel class of liquid crystals namely in ionic lyotropic metal-organic smectics formed on the base of metal alkanoates. It was shown that alkali metal alkanoates form smectic structures. They self-organized in hydrophobic bi-layers of alkanoate chaines with electrostatic conductive layers. The gratings are recorded by the action of pulsed laser radiation both picosecond and nanosecond duration from double frequency Nd-YAG laser. The multi-gratings formation can be connected with the recording process in micro-domains of smectic matrix.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 2004
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5480, Laser Optics 2003: Diode Lasers and Telecommunication Systems, (3 May 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.558791
Show Author Affiliations
Gertruda V. Klimusheva, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
Tatyana A. Mirnaya, Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry (Ukraine)
S. A. Bugaychuk, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
Vladimir Bezrodnui, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
O. Kolesnik, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
Alexander Yu. Vakhnin, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)
A. Sadovenko, Institute of Physics (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5480:
Laser Optics 2003: Diode Lasers and Telecommunication Systems
Nikolay N. Rozanov; Sergey A. Gurevich, Editor(s)

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