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TitlePhotostability study of structurally modified electro-optic chromophores and the effect of singlet oxygen quenchers
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsKutuvantavida, Y., Williams G.V.M., Janssens S., Raymond S.G., Bhuiyan M.D.H., and Kay A.J.
Conference Name2011 Int. Quantum Electron. Conf., IQEC 2011 and Conf. Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 Incorporating the Australasian Conf. Optics, Lasers and Spectroscopy and the Australian Conf.
Date Published2011
KeywordsChromophores, Optical fibers, Optics, Oxygen, Photo-stability, Quantum electronics, Singlet oxygen, Structural modifications, Temporal stability
AbstractThe addition of structural modifications to enhance the temporal stability of the electro-optic (EO) chromophore, PYR-3, have not adversely affected the photostability. We find that the photostability can be enhanced by the addition of singlet oxygen quenchers. © 2011 IEEE.

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