Monomer diffusion rates in photopolymer material. Part I. Low spatial frequency holographic gratings

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dc.contributor.author Close, Ciara E.
dc.contributor.author Gleeson, M. R.
dc.contributor.author Sheridan, John T.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-22T16:34:08Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-22T16:34:08Z
dc.date.copyright 2011 Optical Society of America en
dc.date.issued 2011-03-01
dc.identifier.citation Journal of the Optical Society of America B en
dc.identifier.issn 0740-3224 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 1520-8540 (online)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3326
dc.description.abstract For photopolymers, knowing the rate of diffusion of the active monomer is important when modeling the material evolution during recording in order to understand and optimize their performance. Unfortunately, a confusingly wide range of values have been reported in the literature. Re-examining these results, experiments are carried out for both coverplated (sealed) and uncoverplated material layers and the measurements are analyzed using appropriate models. In this way, a more detailed analysis of the diffraction processes taking place for large-period gratings is provided. These results, combined with those in Part II, provide unambiguous evidence that the monomer diffusion rate in a commonly used acrylamide polyvinyl alcohol-based material is of the order of 10−10 cm2=s. This value closely agrees with the predictions of the nonlocal polymerization-driven diffusion model. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.sponsorship Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology en
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dc.format.extent 1072 bytes
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Optical Society of America en
dc.rights This paper was published in Journal of the Optical Society of America B and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-28-4-658. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law. en
dc.subject.lcsh Photopolymers en
dc.subject.lcsh Monomers--Diffusion rate en
dc.subject.lcsh Diffraction gratings en
dc.subject.lcsh Holography en
dc.title Monomer diffusion rates in photopolymer material. Part I. Low spatial frequency holographic gratings en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.28.000658 en
dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 28 en
dc.identifier.issue 4 en
dc.identifier.startpage 658 en
dc.identifier.endpage 666 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1364/JOSAB.28.000658
dc.neeo.contributor Close|Ciara E.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Gleeson|M. R.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Sheridan|John T.|aut| en
dc.description.othersponsorship Enterprise Ireland en
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