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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 13 — Jun. 27, 2005
  • pp: 4878–4889

Holographic patterning of acrylamide-based photopolymer surface

I. Naydenova, E. Mihaylova, S. Martin, and V. Toal  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 13, pp. 4878-4889 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.004878


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Abstract

The patterning of an acrylamide-based photopolymer surface by holographic recording is studied. The patterns are induced by light alone and no post-processing is required. Periodic surface modulation is observed in addition to a volume phase grating. An investigation has been carried out using white light interferometry into the dependence of the amplitude of the photoinduced surface relief modulation on the spatial frequency, intensity of recording and sample thickness. The observed dependencies indicate that the diffusion of material during the holographic recording plays a major role in surface relief formation. The possibility for inscription of surface relief patterns opens the door to at least two new applications for this photopolymer: fabrication of diffractive optical elements and biosensors.

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OCIS Codes
(090.2900) Holography : Optical storage materials
(120.6650) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Surface measurements, figure
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: March 25, 2005
Revised Manuscript: June 10, 2005
Published: June 27, 2005

Citation
I. Naydenova, E. Mihaylova, S. Martin, and V. Toal, "Holographic patterning of acrylamide�??based photopolymer surface," Opt. Express 13, 4878-4889 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-13-4878


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