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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 8 — Mar. 10, 2013
  • pp: 1581–1590

Analysis of holographic reflection gratings recorded in polyvinyl alcohol/acrylamide photopolymer

Elena Fernandez, Manuel Perez-Molina, Rosa Fuentes, Manuel Ortuño, Cristian Neipp, Augusto Belendez, and Inmaculada Pascual  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 8, pp. 1581-1590 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.001581


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Abstract

Holographic reflection gratings in a polyvinyl alcohol/acrylamide based photopolymer were stored using symmetrical geometry in three different thicknesses of the material. The advantage of symmetrical geometry is that exact expressions for transmittance, reflectance, and electric fields can be obtained analytically. Using these expressions, experimental data were fitted to obtain parameters such as refractive index modulation, spatial period of the grating, optical thickness or shrinkage of the material.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers

ToC Category:
Holography

History
Original Manuscript: October 11, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 17, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 25, 2013
Published: March 5, 2013

Citation
Elena Fernandez, Manuel Perez-Molina, Rosa Fuentes, Manuel Ortuño, Cristian Neipp, Augusto Belendez, and Inmaculada Pascual, "Analysis of holographic reflection gratings recorded in polyvinyl alcohol/acrylamide photopolymer," Appl. Opt. 52, 1581-1590 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-8-1581


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