Abstract

This study characterizes the use of transparent low-density polyethylene laminate films for the purpose of recording digital information in the form of linear and color two-dimensional matrix codes that are distinguishable in polarized light. Color characteristics of multilayer laminated materials made from polyethylene and heat treatment methods for changing their coloring are examined. The contribution of the number of multilayer film interfaces to the lightness and color of the laminate is shown. Melt-extruded industrial polyethylene film heat treatment methods by convection, conduction, and radiation, to control their optical characteristics and color in polarized light, are studied.

© 2018 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Heat mirrors for greenhouses

Kevin H. Betts, Robert R. Parsons, and Michael J. Brett
Appl. Opt. 24(16) 2651-2654 (1985)

Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) recycling for the production of optical fiber sensor systems

Adilson R. Prado, Arnaldo G. Leal-Junior, Carlos Marques, Samara Leite, Geovane L. de Sena, Luiz C. Machado, Anselmo Frizera, Moises R. N. Ribeiro, and Maria José Pontes
Opt. Express 25(24) 30051-30060 (2017)

Deposition of optically transparent IR reflective coatings on glass

Bulent E. Yoldas and Terry O’Keefe
Appl. Opt. 23(20) 3638-3643 (1984)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (5)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Tables (1)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article tables are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (2)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription