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    • Keywords

       

      Azobenzene polymers; surface relief gratings; gradient force

    • Abstract

       

      Light induced fabrication of complex surface relief structures on azobenzene functionalized polymers is reported. Large class of side chain and main chain polymers can be utilized to record these relief structures. The recording and erasure process are strongly dependent on the polarization. Possible transport mechanism of polymer chains well below the glass transition temperature due to photoinduced effect is discussed.

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      J Kumar1 2 L Li2 Nirmal K Viswanathan2 S Bian1 S Balasubramanian2 D Y Kim2 S K Tripathy1 2

      1. Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts - 01854, USA
      2. Centre for Advanced Materials, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts - 01854, USA
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