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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 7 — Mar. 29, 2010
  • pp: 6447–6454

Diffusional enhancement of volume gratings as an optimized strategy for holographic memory in PQ-PMMA photopolymer

Hongpeng Liu, Dan Yu, Xuecong Li, Suhua Luo, Yongyuan Jiang, and Xiudong Sun  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 7, pp. 6447-6454 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.006447


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Abstract

The dark enhancements of diffraction efficiency in single and multiple gratings are investigated theoretically and experimentally in phenanthrenequinone doped poly-(methyl methacrylate) materials. It is demonstrated a possibility to improve holographic characteristics of the material via the enhancement. Nearly 17-fold increment of diffraction efficiency is observed after exposure. The dependences of PQ’s concentration on the rate and increment of dark enhancement are achieved quantitatively. And the enhancement in multiplexing is presented as a simple and efficient method to improve response of the material and homogeneity of diffraction efficiency. PQ’s diffusion and enhancement process of refractive index modulation are simulated by a diffusion model for describing enhancement dynamics qualitatively and quantitatively. This study provides a significant foundation for the application of dark enhancement in holographic storage.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.2900) Holography : Optical storage materials

ToC Category:
Holography

History
Original Manuscript: December 14, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 12, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 4, 2010
Published: March 15, 2010

Citation
Hongpeng Liu, Dan Yu, Xuecong Li, Suhua Luo, Yongyuan Jiang, and Xiudong Sun, "Diffusional enhancement of volume gratings as an optimized strategy for holographic memory in PQ-PMMA photopolymer," Opt. Express 18, 6447-6454 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-7-6447


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