OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 23, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 1998
  • pp: 756–758

Use of two-photon absorption in a photorefractive crystal for three-dimensional optical memory

Yoshimasa Kawata, Hidekazu Ishitobi, and Satoshi Kawata  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 10, pp. 756-758 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.000756


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (763 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We describe the use of two-photon absorption in a photorefractive crystal for recording bit data in multilayered optical memory. A short-pulse near-infrared laser is used for generating the photorefractive effect by two-photon absorption. We succeeded in recording and reading seven layers of data in a LiNbO3 crystal with a lateral resolution (distance between bits) of 5µm and an axial resolution (distance between layers) of 20 µm .

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials
(210.4680) Optical data storage : Optical memories

Citation
Yoshimasa Kawata, Hidekazu Ishitobi, and Satoshi Kawata, "Use of two-photon absorption in a photorefractive crystal for three-dimensional optical memory," Opt. Lett. 23, 756-758 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-10-756

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited