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Selective page-addressable fixing of volume holograms in Sr0.75Ba0.25Nb2O6 crystals

Kewitsch, Anthony S. and Segev, Mordechai and Yariv, Amnon and Neurgaonkar, Ratnakar (1993) Selective page-addressable fixing of volume holograms in Sr0.75Ba0.25Nb2O6 crystals. Optics Letters, 18 (15). pp. 1262-1264. ISSN 0146-9592. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:KEWol93b

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Abstract

We demonstrate selective fixing of volume holograms in photorefractive media. Each holographic page may be fixed individually and overwritten without destroying the other fixed pages. We present experimental results describing this process in Cr-doped Sr0.75Ba0.5Nb2O6 at room temperature, with hologram lifetimes exceeding 100 days during continuous readout with an intense beam (1 W/cm^2).


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Additional Information:© 1993 Optical Society of America Received February 24, 1993 This study was supported by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Army Research Office, and the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research. A. Kewitsch gratefully acknowledges the support of a U.S. Office of Naval Research graduate fellowship. The authors thank R. Hofmeister and A. Agranat for their scientific assistance.
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