The new aspect of photochromic memory with electronic function is introduced. Electrical carrier dissociation from photoexcited photochromic diarylethene molecules was observed. It would be applied to nondestructive readout of photon-mode memory.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.4890) Materials : Organic materials
(210.0210) Optical data storage : Optical data storage
(210.4810) Optical data storage : Optical storage-recording materials
T. Tsujioka, K. Masui, and R. Takagi, " Photochromic Memory with Electronic Functions," in International Symposium on Optical Memory and Optical Data Storage, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MP19.
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