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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 20 — Jul. 10, 1998
  • pp: 4330–4336

Photoetching cellulose-film recording material and fabrication of double-faced micro-optical elements

Zhu Jianhua, Wang Ketai, Guo Lurong, Huang Qizhong, and Guo Yongkang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 20, pp. 4330-4336 (1998)

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A novel, to our knowledge, polymer-type holographic and photoetching recording material—photoetching cellulose film—is reported. Its basic photochemical reaction scheme and the mechanism of image formation are discussed with respect to electron-spin resonance spectra and infrared spectra. Meanwhile, its characteristics, such as a strong real-time effect, high spatial resolution, linear surface-relief modulation capacity, and delayed development effect, are investigated experimentally. Finally, taking advantage of its double-faced photosensitivity, we fabricate integrated micro-optical elements that have both the functions of beam splitting and focusing.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(090.2900) Holography : Optical storage materials
(110.5220) Imaging systems : Photolithography
(230.1360) Optical devices : Beam splitters
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics
(350.5130) Other areas of optics : Photochemistry

Original Manuscript: February 4, 1998
Revised Manuscript: April 3, 1998
Published: July 10, 1998

Zhu Jianhua, Wang Ketai, Guo Lurong, Huang Qizhong, and Guo Yongkang, "Photoetching cellulose-film recording material and fabrication of double-faced micro-optical elements," Appl. Opt. 37, 4330-4336 (1998)

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