1 November 2002 Polarization holography with photoinduced anisotropy in bacteriorhodopsin
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Polarization holographic gratings transform the polarization state of an incident wavefront. We have studied the diffraction properties of polarization gratings, formed with two orthogonal linearly or circularly polarized waves. For a polarization modulation recorded in the organic material bacteriorhodopsin, the diffraction efficiency and the diffracted wave polarization strongly depend on the polarization state of the readout wave. We have given a simple theoretical treatment using the Fraunhofer diffraction integral. The experimental results have been interpreted in terms of this simplified model.
Yoshiko Okada-Shudo, Jean-Michel C. Jonathan, Gerald Roosen, "Polarization holography with photoinduced anisotropy in bacteriorhodopsin," Optical Engineering 41(11), (1 November 2002). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.1510746
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