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Application of imaging conoscope for optical inhomogeneity testing in LiNbO3 crystals and components
Author(s): Andrzej L. Bajor
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Paper Abstract

A computer-controlled imaging conoscope has been used for investigation of optical homogeneity in undoped LiNbO3 crystals pulled by the Czochralski method, and also for testing of optical elements, like e.g. electrooptic modulators. The two maps acquired for two perpendicular directions in the crystal (Zoptical axis, and usually Y-axis) are utilized simultaneously for eliminating optically inhomogeneous areas from their use in optics and electrooptics, as well as in a wider research program including optimization of the growth technique and investigation of influence of crystal perfection on device performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 July 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2860, Laser Interferometry VIII: Techniques and Analysis, (17 July 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.276326
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Andrzej L. Bajor, Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2860:
Laser Interferometry VIII: Techniques and Analysis
Malgorzata Kujawinska; Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz; Mitsuo Takeda, Editor(s)

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