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Computer Simulations of Molecular Movements in Functionalized Polymers Under Spatially Inhomogeneous Light Illumination
G. Pawlik, A. C. Mitus, A. Miniewicz and F. Kajzar

We formulate a simple kinetic Monte Carlo model which mimics the result of multiple trans cis photoizomerization cycles onto molecular movements of polymer matrix in functionalized polymer-dye systems in the presence of spatially inhomogeneous light illumination. Preliminary Monte Carlo simulations show that light-driven mass transport from illuminated to dark places occurs, similarly as in the process of formation of surface relief gratings in thin organic layers.

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