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Circularly polarized lights twist azo-polymer to form helical surface relief
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Paper Abstract

We discovered that a helical surface relief can be created in azo-polymer film merely by the irradiation of circularly-polarized light without any orbital angular momentum. The chirality of the surface relief was also determined by the handedness of the circular polarized light.

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Date Published: 18 April 2017
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 10252, Optical Manipulation Conference, 102520M (18 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2275034
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Keigo Masuda, Chiba Univ. (Japan)
Shogo Nakano, Chiba Univ. (Japan)
Daisuke Barada, Utsunomiya Univ. (Japan)
Katsuhiko Miyamoto, Chiba Univ. (Japan)
Takashige Omatsu, Chiba Univ. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10252:
Optical Manipulation Conference
Takashige Omatsu, Editor(s)

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