Growth and Holographic Storage Properties of Zr:Mn:Fe:LiNbO3 Crystal


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Doping different concentration of ZrO2 in Mn:Fe:LiNbO3 crystals, a series of Zr:Mn:Fe:LiNbO3 crystals were grown by the Czochralski method. The infrared transmission spectra and the photo-damage resistant ability of the crystals were measured. The OH- absorption peak of Zr (2mol%):Mn:Fe:LiNbO3 crystal shifts to ultraviolet. The photo-damage resistant ability of Zr (3mol%):Mn:Fe:LiNbO3 crystal is about three orders of magnitude higher than that of Mn:Fe:LiNbO3 crystals. The diffraction efficiency, response time of Zr:Mn:Fe:LiNbO3 crystals were measured by two-wave coupling experiment. The response time of Zr (3mol%):Mn:Fe:LiNbO3 crystal is only one tenth of that of Mn:Fe:LiNbO3. The mechanism of OH- absorption peak shifting and improvement of holographic storage properties was discussed.



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Ouyang Yun, Xu Min, Yang Li and Liu Xunting




Y. R. Nie et al., "Growth and Holographic Storage Properties of Zr:Mn:Fe:LiNbO3 Crystal", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 731, pp. 129-132, 2015

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January 2015




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