Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 16, Issue 6, pp 471–476 | Cite as

Photopolymers — Holographic investigations, mechanism of recording and applications

  • T. Todorov
  • P. Markovski
  • N. Tomova
  • V. Dragostinova
  • K. Stoyanova


The holographic characteristics of a broad class of photopolymerization systems of the acryl type — metal (Ba, Pb, Ca, Sr) acrylates and acrylamide — are investigated. The conditions — composition, recording light intensity and spatial frequency — for self-fixing real-time recording are defined. Holographic techniques are employed to determine some basic characteristics of the photopolymerization reactions — order of the photochemical reaction and diffusion coefficients of the monomers used. Experiments are carried out proving the suitability of the investigated photopolymerization systems for optical correlation processing.


Diffusion Coefficient Light Intensity Communication Network Acrylamide Acryl 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Todorov
    • 1
  • P. Markovski
    • 1
  • N. Tomova
    • 1
  • V. Dragostinova
    • 1
  • K. Stoyanova
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Laboratory of Optical Storage and Processing of InformationBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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