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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 6, 2013
  • pp: 10460–10466

Fast UV-Vis photorefractive response of Zr and Mg codoped LiNbO3:Mo

Tian Tian, Yongfa Kong, Shiguo Liu, Wei Li, Shaolin Chen, Romano Rupp, and Jingjun Xu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 10460-10466 (2013)

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A series of LN:Mo,Zr and LN:Mo,Mg crystals with different doping concentrations were grown and their holographic properties were investigated from UV to the visible range. Each crystal allows for holographic storage from UV to the visible as LN:Mo. When the concentration of MgO is enhanced to 6.5mol%, the response time can be dramatically shortened to 0.22 s, 0.33 s, 0.37 s and 1.2 s for 351, 488, 532, and 671 nm laser, respectively. The results show that LN:Mo,Mg is a promising candidate for all-color holographic volume storage with fast response.

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

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Original Manuscript: March 4, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 12, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 13, 2013
Published: April 22, 2013

Tian Tian, Yongfa Kong, Shiguo Liu, Wei Li, Shaolin Chen, Romano Rupp, and Jingjun Xu, "Fast UV-Vis photorefractive response of Zr and Mg codoped LiNbO3:Mo," Opt. Express 21, 10460-10466 (2013)

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