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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 17 — Aug. 20, 2007
  • pp: 10782–10788

Investigation of symmetry of photorefractive effect in LiNbO3

Ivan Turek and Norbert Tarjányi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 17, pp. 10782-10788 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.010782


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Abstract

The investigation of the light-induced changes of refractive index in a LiNbO3: Fe sample in case of strip-like illumination is presented in the contribution. The changes of the refractive index are visualized by interferograms of the sample obtained for various orientation of the illuminated strip and various polarization of the light used during interferogram creation. The investigation shows that character of the dependences of the refractive index on the coordinate perpendicular to the illuminated strip is different for different strip orientation. It indicates the possibility that for different orientation of gradient of the illumination the different mechanisms are responsible for changes of the refractive index.

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OCIS Codes
(160.3730) Materials : Lithium niobate
(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: May 24, 2007
Revised Manuscript: July 20, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 7, 2007
Published: August 10, 2007

Citation
Ivan Turek and Norbert Tarjányi, "Investigation of symmetry of photorefractive effect in LiNbO3," Opt. Express 15, 10782-10788 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-17-10782


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