Improvement of the spatial frequency response of photopolymer materials by modifying polymer chain length

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dc.contributor.author Gleeson, M. R.
dc.contributor.author Sabol, Dušan
dc.contributor.author Liu, Shui
dc.contributor.author Close, Ciara E.
dc.contributor.author Kelly, John V.
dc.contributor.author Sheridan, John T.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-29T17:00:54Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-29T17:00:54Z
dc.date.copyright 2008 Optical Society of America en
dc.date.issued 2008-03-01
dc.identifier.citation Journal of the Optical Society of America B en
dc.identifier.issn 0740-3224
dc.identifier.issn 1520-8540
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3361
dc.description.abstract One of the key predictions of the nonlocal photopolymerization driven diffusion (NPDD) model is that a reduction in the extent of the nonlocal effects within a material will improve the high spatial frequency response. The NPDD model is generalized to more accurately model material absorbtivity. By eliminating the necessity for the steady-state approximation to describe the rate of change of monomer radical concentration, a more accurate physical representation of the initial transient behavior, at the start of grating growth, is achieved, which includes the effects of oxygen-based inhibition. The spatial frequency response of an acrylamide/polyvinylalcohol-based photopolymer is then improved through the addition of a chain transfer agent (CTA), sodium formate. Using the NPDD model demonstrates that the CTA has the effect of decreasing the average length of the polyacrylamide (PA) chains formed, thus reducing the nonlocal response parameter, σ. Further independent confirmation of the resulting reduction in the PA average molecular weight is provided using a diffusion-based holographic technique 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.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-25-3-396. 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 Photopolymerization en
dc.subject.lcsh Holographic storage devices (Computer science) en
dc.subject.lcsh Holography en
dc.subject.lcsh Polymers en
dc.title Improvement of the spatial frequency response of photopolymer materials by modifying polymer chain length en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.25.000396 en
dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 25 en
dc.identifier.issue 3 en
dc.identifier.startpage 396 en
dc.identifier.endpage 406 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1364/JOSAB.25.000396
dc.neeo.contributor Gleeson|M. R.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Sabol|Dušan|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Liu|Shui|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Close|Ciara E.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Kelly|John V.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Sheridan|John T.|aut| en
dc.description.othersponsorship SPIE Educational Scholarship en
dc.description.othersponsorship Enterprise Ireland en
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