Preparation and characterization of organic-inorganic nanocomposite films for holographic recording

Jiyoung Park, Eunkyoung Kim

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The photopolymerization of aromatic methacrylate in organic-inorganic nanocomposite films for holographic recording media was investigated. Thick photopolymer films (thiekness>200 μm) were prepared using organic-inorganic hybrid solutions containing high refractive index monomers, through the sol-gel process. These photopolymer films were polymerized upon exposure to a visible light with high photo conversions. The photopolymerization was highly effective under visible light irradiation and could be applied to a holographic medium with high diffraction efficiency (>95 %) by using a 532nm laser. The diffraction efficiency of the film was much affected by morphology, which might affect monomer diffusion during the recording.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1039-1043
Number of pages5
JournalKey Engineering Materials
Issue numberI
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Dec 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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