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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2000
  • pp: 1633–1635

Single femtosecond exposure recording of an image hologram by spectral hole burning in an unstable tautomer of a phthalocyanine derivative

Aleksander Rebane, Mikhail Drobizhev, and Christophe Sigel  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 22, pp. 1633-1635 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.001633


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Abstract

We demonstrate, for what we believe is the first time, recording of a femtosecond image hologram by illumination with a single pair of high-intensity femtosecond pulses in a broad inhomogeneous bandwidth spectral hole-burning material consisting of a polymer film doped with anthraceno-phthalocyanine dye molecules. High efficiency of spectral hole burning is achieved by preillumination of the sample at a low temperature to convert the dye molecules into an unstable tautomer form.

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OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics

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Aleksander Rebane, Mikhail Drobizhev, and Christophe Sigel, "Single femtosecond exposure recording of an image hologram by spectral hole burning in an unstable tautomer of a phthalocyanine derivative," Opt. Lett. 25, 1633-1635 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-22-1633


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