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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 1989
  • pp: 4050_1–4052

Methylene blue sensitized gelatin: evidence of photodemethylation

Nadia Capolla, Christiane Carre, Daniel J. Lougnot, and Roger A. Lessard  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 19, pp. 4050_1-4052 (1989)

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The dependence of diffraction efficiency of methylene blue sensitized gelatin gratings us dye concentration is explained in terms of the aggregation state of the dye.

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Nadia Capolla, Christiane Carre, Daniel J. Lougnot, and Roger A. Lessard, "Methylene blue sensitized gelatin: evidence of photodemethylation," Appl. Opt. 28, 4050_1-4052 (1989)

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