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Two-step photorefractive effect in rare-earth-doped ferroelectric crystals
Author(s): Yu Sheng Bai; Ravinder Kachru
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Paper Abstract

We have demonstrated non-volatile holographic storage with two-photon, two-step recording in rare-earth doped ferroelectric crystals using cw lasers. Single photon erasure during the read out at near infrared wavelengths was found to be negligible. This progress paves the way to the realization of an economically viable, non-volatile read/write holographic recording system based on low cost semiconductor diode lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 September 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2896, Photorefractive Materials, (30 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.253208
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Yu Sheng Bai, SRI International (United States)
Ravinder Kachru, SRI International (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2896:
Photorefractive Materials
Ratnakar R. Neurgaonkar; Tsutomu Shimura; Peixian Ye, Editor(s)

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