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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 19 — Sep. 17, 2007
  • pp: 12425–12435

New photopolymer holographic recording material with sustainable design

M. Ortuño, E. Fernández, S. Gallego, A. Beléndez, and I. Pascual  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 19, pp. 12425-12435 (2007)

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Photopolymers that absorb in the visible spectrum are useful for different applications such as in the development of holographic memories, holographic optical elements or as holographic recording media. Photopolymers have an undesirable feature, the toxicity of their components and their low environmental compatibility, particularly if we analyse the life cycle of the devices made with these materials and their interaction with the environment. In this work we developed a new photopolymer with photochemical and holographic features similar to those of the standard material but with an improved design from the environmental point of view.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

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(090.2900) Holography : Optical storage materials
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings

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Original Manuscript: May 29, 2007
Revised Manuscript: July 17, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: July 20, 2007
Published: September 14, 2007

M. Ortuño, E. Fernández, S. Gallego, A. Beléndez, and I. Pascual, "New photopolymer holographic recording material with sustainable design," Opt. Express 15, 12425-12435 (2007)

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