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Selective Photorefractive Light Scattering in Rh-Doped LiNbO3 Crystals

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The photorefractive properties of lithium niobate crystals depend strongly on the kind of doping admixture. Study of LiNbO3 crystals with various doping admixtures using photorefractive light scattering allows insight into the processes taking place in the crystals. This paper presents new experimental results of non-selective and selective photorefractive light scattering investigations into rhodium-doped lithium niobate crystals and proposes a model to explain the experimental data.

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V. Maximenko and V. Krishtop, "Selective Photorefractive Light Scattering in Rh-Doped LiNbO3 Crystals," Optics and Photonics Journal, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 8-12. doi: 10.4236/opj.2013.31002.


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