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High refractive index polymers: fundamental research and practical applications
Liu, Jin-gang2; Ueda, Mitsuru1
2009
Source PublicationJOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY
ISSN0959-9428
Volume19Issue:47Pages:8907-8919
AbstractRapid developments in advanced photonic devices have led to the increasing exploration of high refractive index (high-n) materials, particularly high-refractive-index polymers (HRIP). High refractive indices have been achieved either by introducing substituents with high molar refractions to make intrinsic HRIPs or by combining high-n nanoparticles with polymer matrixes to make HRIP nanocomposites. For intrinsic HRIPs, aromatic rings, sulfur-containing groups, halogens except fluorine and organometallic moieties are often utilized to increase their refractive indices. However, their upper n limitation is usually below 1.80. Incorporation of high-n nanoparticles into polymers seems to be a more promising strategy to achieve a refractive index higher than 1.80; however, the obtained organic-inorganic hybrid materials sometimes suffer from poor storage stability, higher optical loss and poor processability. Besides the refractive index, optical dispersion (Abbe number), birefringence and optical transparency are often involved in designing HRIPs for practical optical fabrications. Therefore, research of HRIPs is becoming an interdisciplinary subject. This feature article reviews recent developments in optical HRIPs and their typical applications in high-tech fields.
DOI10.1039/b909690f
Indexed BySCI
Language英语
WOS IDWOS:000272141900002
PublisherROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY
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Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.iccas.ac.cn/handle/121111/68376
Collection中国科学院化学研究所
Corresponding AuthorUeda, Mitsuru
Affiliation1.Tokyo Inst Technol, Dept Organ & Polymer Mat, Meguro Ku, Tokyo 1528552, Japan
2.Chinese Acad Sci, Inst Chem, Lab Adv Polymer Mat, Beijing 100190, Peoples R China
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Liu, Jin-gang,Ueda, Mitsuru. High refractive index polymers: fundamental research and practical applications[J]. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY,2009,19(47):8907-8919.
APA Liu, Jin-gang,&Ueda, Mitsuru.(2009).High refractive index polymers: fundamental research and practical applications.JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY,19(47),8907-8919.
MLA Liu, Jin-gang,et al."High refractive index polymers: fundamental research and practical applications".JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY 19.47(2009):8907-8919.
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