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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 1990
  • pp: 446–447

Light-induced anisotropy in azo-dye-colored materials

Tariel D. Ebralidze and Alexandre N. Mumladze  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 446-447 (1990)

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Exposure to polarized light induces an optically anisotropic grain appearance in azo-dye-colored gelatin films. The concentration of anisotropic crystal grains depends on the intensity of the light.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 7, 1988
Published: February 1, 1990

Tariel D. Ebralidze and Alexandre N. Mumladze, "Light-induced anisotropy in azo-dye-colored materials," Appl. Opt. 29, 446-447 (1990)

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