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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 20 — Jul. 10, 2002
  • pp: 4104–4107

Suppression of the influence of a photovoltaic dc field on volume holograms in Fe:LiNbO3

Qingsheng He, Guodong Liu, Xiaochun Li, Jiangang Wang, Minxian Wu, and Guofan Jin  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 20, pp. 4104-4107 (2002)

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A nonuniform photovoltaic field is created in Fe:LiNbO3 during hologram recording exposures. Experimental results and analysis show the degradation of the volume holograms in the presence of the photovoltaic field. A sodium chloride solution is used to short-circuit the crystal to improve the stored- image quality. Experimental results to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed method are presented.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(090.4220) Holography : Multiplex holography
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings

Original Manuscript: October 14, 2001
Revised Manuscript: March 27, 2002
Published: July 10, 2002

Qingsheng He, Guodong Liu, Xiaochun Li, Jiangang Wang, Minxian Wu, and Guofan Jin, "Suppression of the influence of a photovoltaic dc field on volume holograms in Fe:LiNbO3," Appl. Opt. 41, 4104-4107 (2002)

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