Thickness variation of self-processing acrylamide-based photopolymer and reflection holography

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Title: Thickness variation of self-processing acrylamide-based photopolymer and reflection holography
Authors: O'Neill, Feidhlim T.
Lawrence, Justin R.
Sheridan, John T.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3417
Date: Apr-2001
Abstract: There are many types of holographic recording material. The acrylamide-based recording material examined here has one significant advantage: it is self-processing. This simplifies the recording process and enables holographic interferometry to be carried out without the need for complex realignment procedures. However, the effect that the polymerization process has on the grating thickness must be examined. This question is fundamental to the material’s use in holographic optical elements, as thickness variations affect the replay conditions of the produced elements. This paper presents a study of this thickness variation and reports for the first time the production of reflection holographic gratings in this material.
Funding Details: Other funder
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers
Copyright (published version): 2001 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers
Keywords: Holographic recording materiaNondestructive testingHolographic optical elementsReflection holographyPhotopolymerHolography
Subject LCSH: Holographic storage devices (Computer science)
Nondestructive testing
Holography
Photopolymers
DOI: 10.1117/1.1353801
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Electrical and Electronic Engineering Research Collection

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