Accession Number:

ADA273085

Title:

Optically Induced Birefringence in Copolymers and Blends Containing Azobenzene Groups

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

QUEEN'S UNIV KINGSTON (ONTARIO) DEPT OF CHEMISTRY

Report Date:

1993-11-15

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The birefringence level in a copolymer or a blend containing disperse red 1 acrylate or methacrylate structural units depends not only on the molar fraction of the azo component, but also on the type of the next-neighbor on the chain. Copolymers behave quite differently from blends. Also, if a few azo groups are neighboring each other, the induced birefringence is more stable. Birefringence, Sequence distribution, Relaxation, Copolymers and blends.

Subject Categories:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE