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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 2007
  • pp: 7620–7624

Nonvolatile holographic storage of near-stoichiometric LiNbO3:Cu:Ce with green light

Xiaochun Li, Yongfa Kong, Yuncai Wang, Lizhong Wang, Fucai Liu, Hongde Liu, Ya'nan An, Shaolin Chen, and Jingjun Xu  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 31, pp. 7620-7624 (2007)

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The nonvolatile holographic storage of a near-stoichiometric LiNbO 3 :Cu:Ce crystal with green light was investigated. With an increase in composition, improved nonvolatile holographic performance was obtained. The sensitivity S of the near-stoichiometric LN 49 .57 :Cu:Ce crystal is 1 order of magnitude larger than the congruent crystal. And according to our research, Ce ions should be the deep centers of the LiNbO 3 :Cu:Ce crystal.

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OCIS Codes
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings
(160.3730) Materials : Lithium niobate
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics
(210.2860) Optical data storage : Holographic and volume memories

ToC Category:
Optical Data Storage

Original Manuscript: June 25, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 20, 2007
Published: October 23, 2007

Xiaochun Li, Yongfa Kong, Yuncai Wang, Lizhong Wang, Fucai Liu, Hongde Liu, Ya'nan An, Shaolin Chen, and Jingjun Xu, "Nonvolatile holographic storage of near-stoichiometric LiNbO3:Cu:Ce with green light," Appl. Opt. 46, 7620-7624 (2007)

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