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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1032–1034

Two-photon-induced photochromic reactions in spirobenzopyran-doped poly(methyl methacrylate) thin-film waveguides

Ram Piyaket, Ilkan Çokgör, Frederick B. McCormick, Sadik Esener, Alexandre S. Dvornikov, and Peter M. Rentzepis  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 1032-1034 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001032


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Abstract

We present experimental results of photochromic reactions induced by single- and two-photon excitations in a poly(methyl methacrylate) thin film doped with spirobenzopyran. We also demonstrate the operation of a spirobenzopyran-doped poly(methyl methacrylate) planar waveguide, prepared by cast spinning the media onto fused-quartz slides. The following phenomena were shown to take place in this waveguide: single–two-photon coloring, fluorescing, and bleaching. The results indicate that such devices may be suitable for many applications, including optical waveguides, volume optical storage, and optical sensors.

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History
Original Manuscript: February 1, 1996
Published: July 15, 1996

Citation
Ram Piyaket, Alexandre S. Dvornikov, Peter M. Rentzepis, Ilkan Çokgör, Frederick B. McCormick, and Sadik Esener, "Two-photon-induced photochromic reactions in spirobenzopyran-doped poly(methyl methacrylate) thin-film waveguides," Opt. Lett. 21, 1032-1034 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-14-1032


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