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Applications of the DNA-based material for lasing and dynamic holography
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Paper Abstract

We present results of possible applications of a modified DNA-dye system for lasing and dynamic optical information recording. The system consisted of bio-polymeric matrix made of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) substituted with cationic surfactant molecule cetyltrimethyl-ammonium chloride (CTMA) and doped with a photochromic (Disperse Red 1) or fluorescent (Rhodamine 6G) molecules. Results of optical information recording were obtained in a typical degenerate two wave mixing experiment. For sample excitation we used a linearly polarized light of λ = 514.5 nm delivered by an argon ion (Ar+) laser. For amplified spontaneous emission measurements we used 6 ns pulses of 532 nm wavelength delivered by Nd:YAG laser doubled in frequency.

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Date Published: 12 February 2009
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7213, Organic Photonic Materials and Devices XI, 72130I (12 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.810991
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Jaroslaw Mysliwiec, Wroclaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Lech Sznitko, Wroclaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Barbara Smoczynska, Wroclaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Stanislaw Bartkiewicz, Wroclaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Andrzej Miniewicz, Wroclaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Bouchta Sahraoui, Lab. POMA, CNRS, Univ. d'Angers (France)
François Kajzar, Lab. POMA, CNRS, Univ. d'Angers (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7213:
Organic Photonic Materials and Devices XI
Robert L. Nelson; François Kajzar; Toshikuni Kaino, Editor(s)

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