Photoreactive Organic Thin Films

  • Lev M. Blinov, Russian Academy of Science
    • Tsuyoshi Kawai, Kyushu University
      • Mikhail V. Kozlovsky, Institute of Physical Chemistry
        • Yoshimasa Kawata, Osaka University
          • Kunihiro Ichimura, Science University of Tokyo
            • Takahiro Seki, Institute of Tehcnology
              • S.K. Tripathy, University of Massachusetts,Lowell
                • L. Li, University of Massachusetts,Lowell
                  • O.N. Oliveira, Jr., University of Massachusetts,Lowell
                    • Masahiro Irie, CREST, Japan Science and Technology Corporation, JST
                      • Jayant Kumar, University of Massachusetts,Lowell
                        • Paul Rochon, Royal Military College
                          • Almeria Natansohn, Queen's University
                            • Victor M. Churikov, National Chung-Cheng University
                              • Chia-Chen Hsu, National Chung-Cheng University
                                • Céline Fiorini, CEA Saclay
                                  • Aleksandra Apostoluk, Universite d'Angiers
                                    • Jean-Michel Nunzi, Universite d'Angiers
                                      • Keitaro Nakatani, Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan
                                        • Elena Ishow, Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan
                                          • Jacques A. Delaire, Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan
                                            • Andre Knoesen, UC Davis
                                              • Andrew N. Shipway, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
                                                • Eugenii Katz, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
                                                  • Itamar Willner, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
                                                    • Henning Menzel, Universitat Hannover
                                                      • Takayoshi Kobayashi, University of Tokyo
                                                        • H. Rau, Institut fur Chemie
                                                          • Takashi Saito, University of Tokyo
                                                            • W. Haase, Institute of Physical Chemistry
                                                              • Satoshi Kawata, Department of Applied Physics, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
                                                              • Edited by

                                                                • Zouheir Sekkat, Osaka University
                                                                • Wolfgang Knoll, Stanford University

                                                                Wolfgang Knoll is a former Directory of Polymer research at the Max Planck Institute. He is extremely well know for his research in this area. Zouheir Sekkat was a Postdoctoral researcher at Max Planck working under Professor Knoll. With Knoll's involvement, we can be confident that the best people in this field will be contributing to the reference.
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                                                                Scientists working in the area of organic thin films. The markets for this book will include optics and photonics, thin films, polymer engineering, chemical engineering, and photo-chemistry and physics. AP is very active in all of these fields and there should be many opportunities for cross marketing to these various fields.


Book information

  • Published: October 2002
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-635490-4

Table of Contents

Part A - Photoisomerization and Photo-Orientation of Azobenzenes1. Photoisomerization of Benzenes2. Ultrafast Dynamics in the Excited States of Azo Compounds3. Photo-Orientation by PhotoisomerizationPart B - Photoisomerization in Organic Thin Films4. Photoisomerization and Photo-orientation of Azo Dye in Films of Polymer: Molecualr Interaction, Free Volume, and Polymer Structural Effects5. Chrial Polymers with Photoaffected Phase Behavior for Optical Data Storage6. Photoisomerization in Langmuir-Blodget-Kuhn Structures7. Electronic and Optical Transduction of Photoisomerization Processes at Molecualr - and Bimolecular-Functionalized SurfacesPart C - Photochemistry and Organic Nonlinear Optics8. Photoisomerization Effects in Organic Nonlinear Optics: Photo-Assisted Poling and Depoling and Polarizability Switching9. Photoisomerization in Polymer Films in the Presence of Electrostatic and Optical Fields10. Photoassisted Poling and Photoswitching of NLO Properties of Spiropyrans and other Photochromic Molecules in Polymers and Crystals11. All Optical Poling in Polymers and Applications12. Photoinduced Third Order Nonlinear Optical Phenomena in Azo-Dye PolymersPart D - Optical Manipulation and Memory13. Photoinduced Motions in Azobenzene-Based Polymers14. Surface Relief Gratings on Azobenzene-Containing Films15. Dynamic Photocontrols of Molecular Organization and Motion of Materials by Two-Dimensionally Arranged Azobenzene Assemblies16. 3-D Data Storage and Near Field Recording17. Synthesis and Applications of Amorphous DiarylethenesIndex