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Modification of LiNbO3 optical properties by He+ implantation
Author(s): Irena Hruba; Jaroslav Kral
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Paper Abstract

Ion beam modified layer on x- and z-cuts of LiNbO3 single crystal has been produced by 100 keV He ions implantation with doses from 1.1016 to 1.1017 at/cm-2. Using ellipsometry, the complex refractive index [n-i.(lambda) .k/(4(pi) )] was measured for ordinary and extraordinary rays. The effect of ion beam modification depends on the ion beam orientation with respect to the crystal axes. Bombarding along the z-axis conserves the optical anisotropy of the material, both of the refractive index and the absorption coefficient.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1997
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2967, Optical Inorganic Dielectric Materials and Devices, (4 February 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.266532
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Irena Hruba, Czech Technical Univ. in Prague (Czech Republic)
Jaroslav Kral, Czech Technical Univ. in Prague (Czech Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2967:
Optical Inorganic Dielectric Materials and Devices

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