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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2014
  • pp: 1071–1077

Photoelectric response in LiNbO3:Fe versus Fe2+/Fe3+ ratio studied by PILS method

M. Goulkov and Th. Woike  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 31, Issue 5, pp. 1071-1077 (2014)

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Photoelectric response in photorefractive LiNbO3:Fe crystals of different degrees of reduction is studied by means of photoinduced light scattering. Dependence of photovoltaic and diffusion parameters of the electric-charge transport versus the donor/acceptor concentration is determined from the scattering intensity distribution along the crystal polar axis. The contribution of nonequilibrium electric carriers is discussed. It is shown that the effective temperature of photoexcited electrons is nonlinearly dependent on the donor concentration.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Scattering measurements
(160.3730) Materials : Lithium niobate
(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials

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Original Manuscript: January 24, 2014
Revised Manuscript: March 14, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 14, 2014
Published: April 11, 2014

M. Goulkov and Th. Woike, "Photoelectric response in LiNbO3:Fe versus Fe2+/Fe3+ ratio studied by PILS method," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 31, 1071-1077 (2014)

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