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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 26 — Sep. 10, 1998
  • pp: 6161–6163

Photoinduction of anisotropic grains in organic compounds

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

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 26, pp. 6161-6163 (1998)

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We report the linear polarized light-induced anisotropic grains in azo-dye-colored gelatin films. The optical axes of the grains (fast or slow) are directed along the polarization vector of the exciting light.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials
(160.2900) Materials : Optical storage materials
(160.4890) Materials : Organic materials
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.1180) Physical optics : Crystal optics
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

Original Manuscript: January 5, 1998
Published: September 10, 1998

Tariel D. Ebralidze, Nadia A. Ebralidze, and Alexandre N. Mumladze, "Photoinduction of anisotropic grains in organic compounds," Appl. Opt. 37, 6161-6163 (1998)

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