Holographic diffraction gratings with enhanced sensitivity based on epoxy-resin photopolymers

Yong Cheol Jeong, Seungwoo Lee, Jung Ki Park

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Photopolymers are interesting materials to obtain high-quality performance for the volume holographic data storage with a low noise and high diffraction efficiency. In this paper, the recording of holographic diffraction gratings with a spatial frequency of approximately 1940lines/mm in photopolymerizable epoxy resin materials is experimentally demonstrated. Diffraction efficiency near 92% and an energetic sensitivity of 11.7×10- 3cm2/J are achieved by designing the proper structure of matrix and also optimizing photopolymer compositions. The effect of photopolymer compositions on the fundamental optical properties is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1497-1504
Number of pages8
JournalOptics Express
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Feb 19

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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