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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2012
  • pp: 3170–3176

POLYCRYPS visible curing for spatial light modulator based holography

Melissa Infusino, Antonio Ferraro, Antonio De Luca, Roberto Caputo, and Cesare Umeton  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 29, Issue 11, pp. 3170-3176 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.29.003170


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Abstract

Realization of highly efficient holographic structures can be obtained by combining the polymer liquid crystal polymer slices (POLICRYPS) technique and the use of a spatial light modulator. To achieve this result, a new prepolymer mixture is necessary that is sensitive to visible light and fulfills all requirements of the POLICRYPS technique. In this paper, we report on our efforts to realize this new mixture and on the first attempts made for fabricating one-dimensional POLICRYPS gratings. Newly obtained diffractive structures have been compared with standard POLICRYPS showing negligible differences.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers
(160.5335) Materials : Photosensitive materials
(070.6120) Fourier optics and signal processing : Spatial light modulators

ToC Category:
Holography

History
Original Manuscript: May 29, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 15, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 4, 2012
Published: October 30, 2012

Citation
Melissa Infusino, Antonio Ferraro, Antonio De Luca, Roberto Caputo, and Cesare Umeton, "POLYCRYPS visible curing for spatial light modulator based holography," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 3170-3176 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-29-11-3170


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