Applied Physics B

, Volume 95, Issue 3, pp 513–518

Characteristics of holographic scattering and its application in determining kinetic parameters in PQ-PMMA photopolymer

Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00340-009-3497-9

Cite this article as:
Liu, H., Yu, D., Jiang, Y. et al. Appl. Phys. B (2009) 95: 513. doi:10.1007/s00340-009-3497-9

Abstract

This paper characterizes holographic scattering and demonstrates its application in determining the kinetic parameters in materials with high transmittance and strong holographic scattering like phenanthrenequinone doped poly (methyl methacrylate) (PQ-PMMA). We define a polymerization rate parameter which can be determined by the temporal evolution of the scattering losses. Two basic kinetic parameters, quantum yield and molar-absorption coefficient, are obtained by nonlinear fitting the curve of the polymerization rate parameter as a function of the thickness, which are 1.9×10−6 mol/einstein and 2.1×104 cm2/mol for a wavelength of 532 nm respectively. These results improve the understanding of photochemical behaviors and allow us to describe the grating formation in the photopolymer reasonably.

PACS

42.70.Ln 42.70.Jk 42.40.Ht 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsHarbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinP.R. China

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