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Reflection holographic gratings in acrylamide-based photopolymer
Author(s): Katherine Pacheco; Gabriela Aldea; Christophe Cassagne; Jean-Michel Nunzi
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Paper Abstract

We recorded reflection holographic gratings in thick photopolymeric films composed of Eosin (as sensitizer) mixed with acrylamide (as monomer), N,N'-methylenebisacrylamide as cross-linking monomer and Triethanolamine (as coinitiator), all dissolved in a polyvinylalcohol host matrix. The gratings were recorded using argon-ion laser at 514.5 nm. By optimization of all photopolymer compositions, we obtained diffraction efficiency as high as 17 % at high spatial frequency of 4800 lines/mm. A comparison was made by replacing Eosin with Rose Bengal in the photopolymer. 10 % shrinkage was measured in both systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6343, Photonics North 2006, 634330 (8 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.707737
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Katherine Pacheco, Lab. POMA, CNRS, Univ. d'Angers (France)
Gabriela Aldea, Lab. POMA, CNRS, Univ. d'Angers (France)
Christophe Cassagne, Lab. POMA, CNRS, Univ. d'Angers (France)
Jean-Michel Nunzi, Lab. POMA, CNRS, Univ. d'Angers (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6343:
Photonics North 2006

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