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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2000
  • pp: 908–910

Nonvolatile photorefractive holograms in LiNbO3:CuCe crystals

Youwen Liu, Liren Liu, Changhe Zhou, and Liangying Xu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 12, pp. 908-910 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.000908


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Abstract

We report experimental and theoretical studies of nonvolatile photorefractive holographic recording in LiNbO3:Cu:Ce crystals with two illumination schemes: (1) UV light for sensitization and a red interfering pattern for recording and (2) blue light for sensitization and a red pattern for recording. The results show that the oxidized LiNbO3:Cu:Ce crystals can provide high, persistent refractive-index modulation with weak light-induced scattering. The optimal working conditions and the prescription for doping and oxidation—reduction processing that yields the maximum refractive-index modulation are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(050.7330) Diffraction and gratings : Volume gratings
(090.2900) Holography : Optical storage materials
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics

Citation
Youwen Liu, Liren Liu, Changhe Zhou, and Liangying Xu, "Nonvolatile photorefractive holograms in LiNbO3:CuCe crystals," Opt. Lett. 25, 908-910 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-12-908


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