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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2007
  • pp: 446–456

Vectorial solution of Kukhtarev equations for doubly doped crystals and optimal choice of recording directions in nonvolatile holographic storage

Yu Zhou, Liren Liu, Zhu Luan, Aimin Yan, and Dean Liu  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 446-456 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.24.000446


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Abstract

Vectorial Kukhtarev equations modified for the nonvolatile holographic recording in doubly doped crystals are analyzed, in which the bulk photovoltaic effect and the external electrical field are both considered. On the basis of small modulation approximation, both the analytic solution to the space-charge field with time in the recording phase and in the readout phase are deduced. The analytic solutions can be easily simplified to adapt the one-center model, and they have the same analytic expressions given those when the grating vector is along the optical axis. Based on the vectorial analyses of the band transport model an optimal recording direction is given to maximize the refractive index change in doubly doped LiNbO 3 : Fe : Mn crystals.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.2900) Holography : Optical storage materials
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings

ToC Category:
Holography

History
Original Manuscript: April 3, 2006
Revised Manuscript: September 25, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: October 5, 2006
Published: February 15, 2007

Citation
Yu Zhou, Liren Liu, Zhu Luan, Aimin Yan, and Dean Liu, "Vectorial solution of Kukhtarev equations for doubly doped crystals and optimal choice of recording directions in nonvolatile holographic storage," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 446-456 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-24-3-446


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