3 years ago

Intrinsic and photo-induced properties of high refractive index azobenzene based thin films [Invited]

S. Mailis, G. D’Alessandro, M. Kaczmarek, N. Tabiryan, J.-F. Blach, M. Trapatseli, E. Mavrona, N. Podoliak, V. Apostolopoulos
We explore the limits of the photosensitive response of thin, 15 to 35 nm, films of complex azobenzene dyes. They show high refractive index, reaching 1.8, and significant photo-induced birefringence. We have successfully recorded strong, birefringent phase gratings with visible light and used the ...

Publisher URL: http://www.osapublishing.org/abstract.cfm

DOI: ome-8-2-420

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