Optical properties of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) polymer host

Date

2006

Authors

Samoc, Anna
Samoc, Marek
Grote, James G
Miniewicz, Andrzej
Luther-Davies, Barry

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SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering

Abstract

DNA is emerging as a novel exciting photonic polymer material due to its unique double-helix structure and the ability to act as a host capable to be aligned itself and capable of inducing orientation of nonlinear optical (NLO) chromophores. Physical and

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Keywords: Birefringence; Chromophores; Laser pulses; Molecular orientation; Nonlinear optics; Refractive index; Surface active agents; Thin films; Anisotropic alignment; Cetyltrimethyl-ammonium (CTMA); Counter ions; Refractive index anisotropy; DNA DNA; DNA-CTMA; DR1; Molecular orientation; Nonlinear optics; Refractive index anisotropy; Thin film; UV absorption

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Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 6401

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Conference paper

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10.1117/12.691239

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