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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 16 — Jun. 1, 2009
  • pp: 3014–3018

Investigation of multiple holographic recording in azo-dye-doped nematic liquid-crystal film

Hongyue Gao, Jianhua Liu, Fuxi Gan, and Bo Ma  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 16, pp. 3014-3018 (2009)

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We report multiple holographic recording and optical address recognition schemes in Methyl Red-doped liquid-crystal film without an applied electric field. Ten gratings are recorded at a single location of a 5 mm 2 area by using optical multiplexing methods, and the diffraction efficiencies are studied for multiplexed gratings. Diffraction behavior of angular and peristrophic multiplexed gratings is discussed, and two methods that involve recording angles and peristrophic rotation angles are presented for optical recognition.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(090.4220) Holography : Multiplex holography
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals

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Original Manuscript: February 20, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 24, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 5, 2009
Published: May 22, 2009

Hongyue Gao, Jianhua Liu, Fuxi Gan, and Bo Ma, "Investigation of multiple holographic recording in azo-dye-doped nematic liquid-crystal film," Appl. Opt. 48, 3014-3018 (2009)

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