Bistriarylamine polymer-based composites for photorefractive applications

Jayan Thomas, Canek Fuentes-Hernandez, Michiharu Yamamoto, Kevin Cammack, Kenji Matsumoto, Gregory A. Walker, Stephen Barlow, Bernard Kippelen, Gerald Meredith, Seth R. Marder, Nasser Peyghambarian

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Photorefractive (PR) composites based on a new polymer, poly(acrylic tetraphenyldiaminobiphenol) (PATPD) were investigated. The development and performance of PATPD-based composites with stable video-rate compatible response times over large exposures was demonstrated. The composites show reasonable phase stability while maintaining diffraction efficiency and gain coefficients. It was found that the response time in fast PR polymers can be limited by the photoconducting properties rather than by orientational diffusion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2032-2036
Number of pages5
JournalAdvanced Materials
Issue number22
StatePublished - Nov 18 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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