Extraordinarily thermostable photodichroism of poly(4-cyano-4'-methacryloyloxyazobenzene) films

Masatoshi Kidowaki, Takenori Fujiwara, Kunihiro Ichimura

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Abstract

Linearly-polarized-light-induced optical anisotropy of a thin film of polymethacrylate with p-cyanoazobenzenes side-chains is enhanced at elevated temperatures to display anomalously high stability toward heat and light.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)641-642
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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Optical anisotropy
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Thin films
Temperature
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polymethacrylic acid

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Extraordinarily thermostable photodichroism of poly(4-cyano-4'-methacryloyloxyazobenzene) films. / Kidowaki, Masatoshi; Fujiwara, Takenori; Ichimura, Kunihiro.

In: Chemistry Letters, No. 7, 1999, p. 641-642.

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