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  • Vol. 81, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2014
  • pp: 104–107

Birefringence in triphenylamine-containing polyheteroarylene films

G. M. Pavlov, N. A. Mikhaĭlova, N. A. Solovskaya, G. I. Nosova, and A. V. Yakimanskiĭ  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 81, Issue 2, pp. 104-107 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOT.81.000104


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Abstract

When a polarized ray is obliquely incident on a film, rotating the film around an axis perpendicular to its surface results in birefringence (BR), which has been studied in a previous paper. Surface BR in triphenylamine-containing polyheteroarylene films has been investigated as a function of the angle of incidence of the light and the film thickness. The results made it possible to estimate the orientational-order parameter of fragments of the macromolecules in the near-surface layers, as well as to estimate the statistical segment length of the polyheteroarylene chains.

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OCIS Codes
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3720) Optical devices : Liquid-crystal devices

History
Original Manuscript: November 20, 2013
Published: March 24, 2014

Citation
G. M. Pavlov, N. A. Mikhaĭlova, N. A. Solovskaya, G. I. Nosova, and A. V. Yakimanskiĭ, "Birefringence in triphenylamine-containing polyheteroarylene films," J. Opt. Technol. 81, 104-107 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jot/abstract.cfm?URI=jot-81-2-104


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