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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1989
  • pp: 1967–1969

Hologram fixing in Bi12TiO20 using heating and an ac electric field

S. W. McCahon, Daniel Rytz, George C. Valley, Marvin B. Klein, and B. A. Wechsler  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 11, pp. 1967-1969 (1989)

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We demonstrate hologram fixing in Bi12TiO20 using a technique involving thermal cycling and an external ac field.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 28, 1988
Published: June 1, 1989

S. W. McCahon, Daniel Rytz, George C. Valley, Marvin B. Klein, and B. A. Wechsler, "Hologram fixing in Bi12TiO20 using heating and an ac electric field," Appl. Opt. 28, 1967-1969 (1989)

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