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Some Optical And Non-Linear Optical Properties Of The Non-Photorefractive LiNbO[sub]3[/sub]:Mg
Author(s): T. R. Volk; V. V. Volkov; N. M. Rubinina; V. V. Krasnikov; E. G. Petrosyan
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Paper Abstract

Lithium niobate is a well-known electrooptic crystal but its application is limited by the photorefractive effect. Magnesium doping was reported to reduce the value of the photorefraction /1-5/. It was shown that for mg concentrations higher than some threshold the decrease of the photorefraction by a factor of 102 as compared to the pure LiNbO3 is due to the corresponding increase of the photoconductivity /2,3/. Similarly in LiNb03:Mg:Fe2 with Fe concentration up to 0.03 wt% the photorefraction is reduced by a factor 102 as compared to LiNb03:Fe /5/.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 December 1989
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1127, Nonlinear Optical Materials II, (22 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961426
Show Author Affiliations
T. R. Volk, Moscow State University (Russia)
V. V. Volkov, Moscow State University (Russia)
N. M. Rubinina, Moscow State University (Russia)
V. V. Krasnikov, Moscow State University (Russia)
E. G. Petrosyan, Moscow State University (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1127:
Nonlinear Optical Materials II
Jean-Bernard Grun, Editor(s)

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