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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 7, Iss. 9 — Oct. 23, 2000
  • pp: 323–328

Light-induced removal of 180° ferroelectric domains in Rh:BaTiO3

R. S. Cudney and M. Kaczmarek  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 7, Issue 9, pp. 323-328 (2000)

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We show that optically-induced photorefractive space-charge fields can remove 180° ferroelectric domains in rhodium-doped barium titanate. The cross section of the domains must be small (less than 100 microns) for this process to occur.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2260) Materials : Ferroelectrics
(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics

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Original Manuscript: August 31, 2000
Published: October 23, 2000

Roger Cudney and M. Kaczmarek, "Light-induced removal of 180� ferroelectric domains in Rh:BaTiO3," Opt. Express 7, 323-328 (2000)

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