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  • Vol. 39, Iss. 14 — May. 10, 2000
  • pp: 2287–2290

Organic photorefractive glass with infrared sensitivity and fast response

Stephan J. Zilker and Uwe Hofmann  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 14, pp. 2287-2290 (2000)

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Infrared imaging materials with high speed and dynamic range are required for a variety of imaging and diagnostic techniques. We present an organic photorefractive glass that shows high diffraction efficiencies of as great as 40% with 25-µm-thick samples and fast response times of 4.3 ms under irradiation at 790 nm. Furthermore, the intensity dependence and field dependence of the grating decay are investigated.

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OCIS Codes
(090.2900) Holography : Optical storage materials
(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials

Original Manuscript: June 4, 1999
Revised Manuscript: December 21, 1999
Published: May 10, 2000

Stephan J. Zilker and Uwe Hofmann, "Organic photorefractive glass with infrared sensitivity and fast response," Appl. Opt. 39, 2287-2290 (2000)

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