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On the theory of photomigration (Conference Presentation)

Paper Abstract

Photomigration in azo polymers is an area of research that witnessed intensive studies owing to its potential in optical manipulation; e.g. optical tweezing; the physical mechanism of which remains unsolved since its discovery about two decades ago. In this presentation, a detailed theoretical study that reproduces the phenomena associated with photomigration is presented, including the physical models and the associated master equations. I discuss polarization effects and I give the analytical solutions describing the steady-state and the dynamics of photomigration.

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Date Published: 3 November 2016
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 9939, Light Manipulating Organic Materials and Devices III, 993908 (3 November 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2236623
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Zouheir Sekkat, Moroccan Foundation for Advanced Science, Innovation and Research (Morocco)
Mohammed V Univ. of Rabat (Morocco)
Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Satoshi Kawata, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Hidekazu Ishitobi, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Yasushi Inouye, Osaka Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9939:
Light Manipulating Organic Materials and Devices III
Joy E. Haley; Jon A. Schuller; Manfred Eich; Jean-Michel Nunzi, Editor(s)

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