12 October 2010 Side-chain polymers bearing azo-moieties for nonlinear optics
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In this paper we present a series of side-chain polymers bearing original azo-moieties, namely: poly(methacrylate)s and poly(maleimide-styrene)s; designed for nonlinear optics (NLO). The different classes of azopolymers are discussed comparatively to one another from the point of view of: solubility, molar weights, glass transition temperatures & thermal stability, chromophore contents, and as well as from the point of view of their third-nonlinear response. The third-order nonlinear absorptive and refractive effect of the polymers containing different substituted azobenzene chromophores were investigated by the Z-scan technique. The effect of substituents on the azobenzene group and the composition of the polymer chain were investigated by UV-Vis spectroscopy.
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F. Adriana Nicolescu, V. Victor Jerca, Ioan Dancus, Adrian Petris, Valentin I. Vlad, D. Sorin Vasilescu, D. Mircea Vuluga, "Side-chain polymers bearing azo-moieties for nonlinear optics", Proc. SPIE 7838, Optics and Photonics for Counterterrorism and Crime Fighting VI and Optical Materials in Defence Systems Technology VII, 78381B (12 October 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.869885; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.869885
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