Description of photoinduced anisotropy in azobenzene side-chain polyesters

Sz Sajti, Á Kerekes, E. Lorincz, P. S. Ramanujam

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Photoinduced anisotropy in azobenzene side-chain polymers are characterized in two ways, by numerical solution of the proper rate-equations and by approximate analytical expression. Feasibility of these methods was investigated by comparison with results of polarization holographic experiments. Agreement with experimental results proves usefulness of both descriptions for different applications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-83
Number of pages5
JournalSynthetic Metals
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2 2003
EventOrganic Materials for Device Applications - Proceedings - Strasbourg, France
Duration: Jun 18 2002Jun 21 2002



  • Azobenzene
  • Holography
  • Photoanisotropy
  • Polarization
  • Polymer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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