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High-Contrast Photoswitching of Nonlinear Optical Response in Crosslinked Ferroelectric Liquid-Crystalline Polymers.
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PMID:  23027653     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A conceptually novel materials design, based on crosslinked ferroelectric liquid-crystalline polymers, is demonstrated for efficient switching of a second-order nonlinear optical (NLO) response in the solid state. By controlling the molecular alignment of the NLO moieties through two-photon isomerization of azobenzene molecules, reversible isothermal photocontrol of second-harmonic generation is achieved with contrast of up to 20.
Authors:
Arri Priimagi; Keiji Ogawa; Matti Virkki; Jun-Ichi Mamiya; Martti Kauranen; Atsushi Shishido
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1521-4095     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv. Mater. Weinheim     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9885358     Medline TA:  Adv Mater     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
Affiliation:
Chemical Resources Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, R1-12, 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-8503, Japan; Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University, P.O. Box 13500, FI-00076 Aalto, Finland.
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