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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 4 — Feb. 19, 2007
  • pp: 1497–1504

Holographic diffraction gratings with enhanced sensitivity based on epoxy-resin photopolymers

Yong-Cheol Jeong, Seungwoo Lee, and Jung-Ki Park  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 1497-1504 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.001497


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Abstract

Photopolymers are interesting materials to obtain high-quality performance for the volume holographic data storage with a low noise and high diffraction efficiency. In this paper, the recording of holographic diffraction gratings with a spatial frequency of approximately 1940lines/mm in photopolymerizable epoxy resin materials is experimentally demonstrated. Diffraction efficiency near 92% and an energetic sensitivity of 11.7×10-3cm2/J are achieved by designing the proper structure of matrix and also optimizing photopolymer compositions. The effect of photopolymer compositions on the fundamental optical properties is also discussed.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

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

ToC Category:
Holography

History
Original Manuscript: December 21, 2006
Revised Manuscript: January 26, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: January 29, 2007
Published: February 19, 2007

Citation
Yong-Cheol Jeong, Seungwoo Lee, and Jung-Ki Park, "Holographic diffraction gratings with enhanced sensitivity based on epoxy-resin photopolymers," Opt. Express 15, 1497-1504 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-4-1497


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