Dynamical investigation of internal field in linbo3 crystals

Year: 2006

Authors: Paturzo M., Alfieri D., Grilli S., Ferraro P., De Natale P., De Angelis M., De Nicola S., Finizio A., Pierattini G., Caccavale F., Callejo D., Morbiato A., Musolino M.

Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata, Sez. di Napoli,Via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078-Pozzuoli (NA), Italy; Istituto di Cibernetica del CNR, Via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078-Pozzuoli (NA), Italy; Saes Getters S.p.A., viale Italia, 77, 20020 Lainate (Milano), Italy

Abstract: We investigate the defect-induced internal field in lithium niobate. By means of a full-field interferometric technique, a different electro-optic behaviour in opposite ferroelectric domains is observed due to an elastic component of internal field. © 2005 Optical Society of America.

Conference title: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2006;
Place: Long Beach, CA; United States; 21 May 2006

KeyWords: Lithium; Ferroelectric materials; congruent lithium