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Electro-Optical Properties of Polymethacrylate with a Covalently Bound Azo Chromophore

The possibility of target control of the electro-optical properties of polymethacrylate with covalently bound azobenzene chromophores in a side chain by introducing metal ions capable of chromophore coordination, acceptor substituents that change the dipole moment of an azobenzene fragment, and organic dyes that expand the range of light absorption of azobenzene chromophore were considered. The mechanism of action of these factors was analyzed.

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Translated from Teoretychna ta Eksperymentalna Khimiya, Vol. 57, No. 5, pp. 279-283, September-October, 2021.

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Davidenko, I.I., Ishchenko, A.A., Kravchenko, V.V. et al. Electro-Optical Properties of Polymethacrylate with a Covalently Bound Azo Chromophore. Theor Exp Chem 57, 325–330 (2021).

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  • azo chromophore
  • polymer matrix
  • electro-optical effect
  • polarized light