Fluorescent grating patterns of photopolymer film containing ethylene glycol phenyl ether acrylate

Hyunjin Oh, Jeonghun Kim, Krishnamurthy Rameshbabu, Jaekwon Do, Eunkyoung Kim

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Abstract

Photopolymer films containing photoreactive monomers in the presence of fluorescent polyanthracene were investigated for fluorescent grating pattern formation using a 3D holographic method. A monofunctional acrylate, ethylene glycol phenyl ether acrylate (PA), was used as the core monomer for the formation of the polymerization induced grating pattern. Photopolymer films were prepared from a mixture of PA and polyanthracene with a binder polymer and a photo radical initiator. The film's thickness was adjusted by the solution's composition to optimize grating pattern efficiency (>90%). The diffraction efficiency was increased in the presence of polyanthracene. Furthermore, the fluorescence intensity was more enhanced after grating formation. A vivid fluorescent gap electrode pattern with fine gratings was patterned, providing a new method for patterning organic thin films with distinct read-out processes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4616-4620
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Volume8
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Sep 1

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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