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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 16 — Aug. 11, 2003
  • pp: 1876–1886

Non-local polymerization driven diffusion based model: general dependence of the polymerization rate to the exposure intensity

C. Neipp, A. Beléndez, J. T. Sheridan, J. V. Kelly, F. T. O’Neill, S. Gallego, M. Ortuño, and I. Pascual  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 16, pp. 1876-1886 (2003)

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The nonlocal diffusion model proposed by Sheridan and coworkers has provided a useful interpretation of the nature of grating formation inside photopolymer materials. This model accounts for some important experimental facts, such as the cut-off of diffraction efficiency for high spatial frequencies. In this article we examine the predictions of the model in the case of a general dependence of the polymerisation rate with respect to the intensity pattern. The effects of this dependence on the different harmonic components of the polymerisation concentration will be investigated. The influence of the visibility on the different harmonic components will also be studied. These effects are compared to the effects of varying RD and σD .

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OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.2900) Holography : Optical storage materials
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: July 1, 2003
Revised Manuscript: July 26, 2003
Published: August 11, 2003

C. Neipp, A. Beléndez, J. Sheridan, J. Kelly, F. O'Neill, S. Gallego, M. Ortuño, and I. Pascual, "Non-local polymerization driven diffusion based model: general dependence of the polymerization rate to the exposure intensity," Opt. Express 11, 1876-1886 (2003)

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