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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2002
  • pp: 78–79

Weigert’s effect mechanism observed in dyes

Tariel D. Ebralidze, Nadia A. Ebralidze, and Murad A. Bazadze  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 1, pp. 78-79 (2002)

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Anisotropic grains have been shown to be spontaneously induced in films that have been oversaturated and overcooled with dye in which Weigert’s effect can be observed. Some of the grains exposed to active linearly polarized light are destroyed with the result that the film becomes anisotropic.

© 2002 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: October 16, 2001
Revised Manuscript: August 7, 2001
Published: January 1, 2002

Tariel D. Ebralidze, Nadia A. Ebralidze, and Murad A. Bazadze, "Weigert’s effect mechanism observed in dyes," Appl. Opt. 41, 78-79 (2002)

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