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Early History Of Lithium Niobate: Personal Reminiscences
Author(s): Kurt Nassau
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Paper Abstract

Early studies of LiNb03 indicated a great potential for a variety of uses based on the ferroelectric, piezo electric, electrooptic, and related properties, all dependent on the availability of single domain material. The actual steps which led to the first preparation of such crystals and the subsequent understanding of poling in this unique material are described.

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Date Published: 26 September 1984
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0460, Processing of Guided Wave Optoelectronic Materials I, (26 September 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.939449
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Kurt Nassau, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0460:
Processing of Guided Wave Optoelectronic Materials I
Robert L. Holman; Donald Morgan Smyth, Editor(s)

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