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Light-inducing birefringence of organic photoanisotropic materials integrated via covalent bonds
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It is known that polarization holography uses photoanisotropic materials to record the state of light polarization. The polarization-holographic method of storage, transformation, transmission and processing of information is one of the most promising directions not only in optical but also in general among information technologies. The potential of increasing sensitivity of certain types of materials to light polarization is not yet fully mastered. In this paper, azodyecontaining photoanisotropic polymers are represented as a result of the study of polarization-sensitive materials, which are distinguished from their predecessors by outstanding photosensitivity. The report shows results of improving the foreground photoanisotropic characteristics, such as: increasing the degree of light-inducible birefringence and the rate of acceleration of this process. Which is the main measuring criterion of photosensitivity and effectiveness of the studied materials. The efficiency of azodye based polarization-sensitive materials is based on integration of their components by forces of electrostatic interactions or covalent bonds. In our previous works we have repeatedly shown clearly all the advantages of the results achieved by the molecular electrostatic integration of the material components. The presented paper shows different advantages of photoanisotropic materials consisting of alternative, covalent bonds, from which the increased velocity of photoanisotrophy and significantly improved magnitude of photosensitivity are worth noting on the first hand. Based on the experiences accumulated as a result of the conducted recent research and the developed recommendations, the new polarization-sensitive materials have deliberately been synthesized and studied.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 February 2019
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10915, Organic Photonic Materials and Devices XXI, 1091517 (27 February 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2506036
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Irakli Chaganava, Georgian Technical Univ. (Georgia)
Georgian State Univ. of Physical Education and Sport (Georgia)
Irine Kobulashvili, Georgian Technical Univ. (Georgia)
Sakinah Mohd Alauddin, Univ. Teknologi MARA (Malaysia)
Nurul Fadhilah Kamalul Aripin, Univ. Teknologi MARA (Malaysia)
Alfonso Martinez-Felipe, Univ. of Aberdeen (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10915:
Organic Photonic Materials and Devices XXI
Christopher E. Tabor; François Kajzar; Toshikuni Kaino, Editor(s)

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