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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 9 — May. 2, 2005
  • pp: 3408–3419

Calligraphic poling of Lithium Niobate

Makan Mohageg, Dmitry V. Strekalov, Anatoliy A. Savchenkov, Andrey B. Matsko, Vladimir S. Ilchenko, and Lute Maleki  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 9, pp. 3408-3419 (2005)

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We demonstrate a novel technique for instituting complex and arbitrary shaped micron-scale domain patterns in LiNbO3 at room temperature. Fabrication of continuous domains as narrow as 2 µm across and hexagonal patterns of the same order accompanied by real time visualization of the poling process are presented.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.2260) Materials : Ferroelectrics
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: April 6, 2005
Revised Manuscript: April 19, 2005
Published: May 2, 2005

Makan Mohageg, Dmitry Strekalov, Anatoliy Savchenkov, Andrey Matsko, Vladimir Ilchenko, and Lute Maleki, "Calligraphic poling of Lithium Niobate," Opt. Express 13, 3408-3419 (2005)

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