Abstract

Photorefractive gratings are induced with picosecond light pulses in a BSO crystal. Both experiment and calculations show a buildup of the effect governed by a diffusion of the excited charge carriers that occurs after illumination.

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    [Crossref]

1987 (1)

G. Pauliat, M. Allain, J. C. Launay, G. Roosen, Opt. Commun. 61, 321 (1987).
[Crossref]

1986 (4)

G. Le Saux, G. Roosen, A. Brun, Opt. Commun. 56, 374 (1986); Opt. Commun. 58, 238 (1986).
[Crossref]

G. C. Valley, A. L. Smirl, M. B. Klein, K. Bohnert, T. F. Boggess, Opt. Lett. 11, 647 (1986).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

G. Pauliat, J. M. C. Jonathan, M. Allain, J. C. Launay, G. Roosen, Opt. Commun. 59, 266 (1986).
[Crossref]

J. L. Ferrier, J. Gazengel, X. Nguyen Phu, G. Rivoire, Opt. Commun. 58, 343 (1986).
[Crossref]

1985 (1)

J. P. Huignard, H. Rajbenbach, Ph. Refregier, L. Solymar, Opt. Eng. 24, 586 (1985).

1984 (2)

S. I. Stepanov, M. P. Petrov, Opt. Acta 31, 1335 (1984).
[Crossref]

M. Cronin-Golomb, B. Fisher, J. O. White, A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 12 (1984).
[Crossref]

1982 (1)

P. Günter, Phys. Rep. 93, 199 (1982).
[Crossref]

1981 (1)

1980 (1)

C. T. Chen, D. M. Kim, D. Von der Linde, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-16, 126 (1980).
[Crossref]

1979 (1)

N. V. Kukhtarev, V. B. Markov, S. G. Odulov, M. S. Soskin, V. L. Vinetskii, Ferroelectrics 22, 949 (1979).
[Crossref]

1977 (1)

M. Peltier, F. Micheron, J. Appl. Phys. 48, 3683 (1977).
[Crossref]

Allain, M.

G. Pauliat, M. Allain, J. C. Launay, G. Roosen, Opt. Commun. 61, 321 (1987).
[Crossref]

G. Pauliat, J. M. C. Jonathan, M. Allain, J. C. Launay, G. Roosen, Opt. Commun. 59, 266 (1986).
[Crossref]

Boggess, T. F.

G. C. Valley, A. L. Smirl, M. B. Klein, K. Bohnert, T. F. Boggess, Opt. Lett. 11, 647 (1986).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. L. Smirl, G. C. Valley, K. Bohnert, T. F. Boggess, in Digest of Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices ( Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1987), p. 88.

Bohnert, K.

G. C. Valley, A. L. Smirl, M. B. Klein, K. Bohnert, T. F. Boggess, Opt. Lett. 11, 647 (1986).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. L. Smirl, G. C. Valley, K. Bohnert, T. F. Boggess, in Digest of Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices ( Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1987), p. 88.

Brun, A.

G. Le Saux, G. Roosen, A. Brun, Opt. Commun. 56, 374 (1986); Opt. Commun. 58, 238 (1986).
[Crossref]

Chang, T. Y.

Chen, C. T.

C. T. Chen, D. M. Kim, D. Von der Linde, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-16, 126 (1980).
[Crossref]

Cronin-Golomb, M.

M. Cronin-Golomb, B. Fisher, J. O. White, A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 12 (1984).
[Crossref]

Feinberg, J.

Ferrier, J. L.

J. L. Ferrier, J. Gazengel, X. Nguyen Phu, G. Rivoire, Opt. Commun. 58, 343 (1986).
[Crossref]

Fisher, B.

M. Cronin-Golomb, B. Fisher, J. O. White, A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 12 (1984).
[Crossref]

Gazengel, J.

J. L. Ferrier, J. Gazengel, X. Nguyen Phu, G. Rivoire, Opt. Commun. 58, 343 (1986).
[Crossref]

Günter, P.

P. Günter, Phys. Rep. 93, 199 (1982).
[Crossref]

Hellwarth, R. W.

Huignard, J. P.

J. P. Huignard, H. Rajbenbach, Ph. Refregier, L. Solymar, Opt. Eng. 24, 586 (1985).

J. P. Huignard, G. Roosen, in Nonlinear Optics: Materials and Devices, C. Flytzanis, J. L. Oudar, eds., Vol. 7 of Proceedings in Physics (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1985), p. 128.
[Crossref]

Jonathan, J. M. C.

G. Pauliat, J. M. C. Jonathan, M. Allain, J. C. Launay, G. Roosen, Opt. Commun. 59, 266 (1986).
[Crossref]

J. M. C. Jonathan, Ph. Roussignol, G. Roosen, in Digest of Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1987), p. 97.

Kim, D. M.

C. T. Chen, D. M. Kim, D. Von der Linde, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-16, 126 (1980).
[Crossref]

Klein, M. B.

Kukhtarev, N. V.

N. V. Kukhtarev, V. B. Markov, S. G. Odulov, M. S. Soskin, V. L. Vinetskii, Ferroelectrics 22, 949 (1979).
[Crossref]

Lam, L. K.

Launay, J. C.

G. Pauliat, M. Allain, J. C. Launay, G. Roosen, Opt. Commun. 61, 321 (1987).
[Crossref]

G. Pauliat, J. M. C. Jonathan, M. Allain, J. C. Launay, G. Roosen, Opt. Commun. 59, 266 (1986).
[Crossref]

Le Saux, G.

G. Le Saux, G. Roosen, A. Brun, Opt. Commun. 56, 374 (1986); Opt. Commun. 58, 238 (1986).
[Crossref]

Markov, V. B.

N. V. Kukhtarev, V. B. Markov, S. G. Odulov, M. S. Soskin, V. L. Vinetskii, Ferroelectrics 22, 949 (1979).
[Crossref]

Micheron, F.

M. Peltier, F. Micheron, J. Appl. Phys. 48, 3683 (1977).
[Crossref]

Nguyen Phu, X.

J. L. Ferrier, J. Gazengel, X. Nguyen Phu, G. Rivoire, Opt. Commun. 58, 343 (1986).
[Crossref]

Odulov, S. G.

N. V. Kukhtarev, V. B. Markov, S. G. Odulov, M. S. Soskin, V. L. Vinetskii, Ferroelectrics 22, 949 (1979).
[Crossref]

Pauliat, G.

G. Pauliat, M. Allain, J. C. Launay, G. Roosen, Opt. Commun. 61, 321 (1987).
[Crossref]

G. Pauliat, J. M. C. Jonathan, M. Allain, J. C. Launay, G. Roosen, Opt. Commun. 59, 266 (1986).
[Crossref]

Peltier, M.

M. Peltier, F. Micheron, J. Appl. Phys. 48, 3683 (1977).
[Crossref]

Petrov, M. P.

S. I. Stepanov, M. P. Petrov, Opt. Acta 31, 1335 (1984).
[Crossref]

Rajbenbach, H.

J. P. Huignard, H. Rajbenbach, Ph. Refregier, L. Solymar, Opt. Eng. 24, 586 (1985).

Refregier, Ph.

J. P. Huignard, H. Rajbenbach, Ph. Refregier, L. Solymar, Opt. Eng. 24, 586 (1985).

Rivoire, G.

J. L. Ferrier, J. Gazengel, X. Nguyen Phu, G. Rivoire, Opt. Commun. 58, 343 (1986).
[Crossref]

Roosen, G.

G. Pauliat, M. Allain, J. C. Launay, G. Roosen, Opt. Commun. 61, 321 (1987).
[Crossref]

G. Pauliat, J. M. C. Jonathan, M. Allain, J. C. Launay, G. Roosen, Opt. Commun. 59, 266 (1986).
[Crossref]

G. Le Saux, G. Roosen, A. Brun, Opt. Commun. 56, 374 (1986); Opt. Commun. 58, 238 (1986).
[Crossref]

J. P. Huignard, G. Roosen, in Nonlinear Optics: Materials and Devices, C. Flytzanis, J. L. Oudar, eds., Vol. 7 of Proceedings in Physics (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1985), p. 128.
[Crossref]

J. M. C. Jonathan, Ph. Roussignol, G. Roosen, in Digest of Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1987), p. 97.

Roussignol, Ph.

J. M. C. Jonathan, Ph. Roussignol, G. Roosen, in Digest of Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1987), p. 97.

Smirl, A. L.

G. C. Valley, A. L. Smirl, M. B. Klein, K. Bohnert, T. F. Boggess, Opt. Lett. 11, 647 (1986).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. L. Smirl, G. C. Valley, K. Bohnert, T. F. Boggess, in Digest of Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices ( Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1987), p. 88.

Solymar, L.

J. P. Huignard, H. Rajbenbach, Ph. Refregier, L. Solymar, Opt. Eng. 24, 586 (1985).

Soskin, M. S.

N. V. Kukhtarev, V. B. Markov, S. G. Odulov, M. S. Soskin, V. L. Vinetskii, Ferroelectrics 22, 949 (1979).
[Crossref]

Stepanov, S. I.

S. I. Stepanov, M. P. Petrov, Opt. Acta 31, 1335 (1984).
[Crossref]

Valley, G. C.

G. C. Valley, A. L. Smirl, M. B. Klein, K. Bohnert, T. F. Boggess, Opt. Lett. 11, 647 (1986).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. L. Smirl, G. C. Valley, K. Bohnert, T. F. Boggess, in Digest of Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices ( Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1987), p. 88.

Vinetskii, V. L.

N. V. Kukhtarev, V. B. Markov, S. G. Odulov, M. S. Soskin, V. L. Vinetskii, Ferroelectrics 22, 949 (1979).
[Crossref]

Von der Linde, D.

C. T. Chen, D. M. Kim, D. Von der Linde, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-16, 126 (1980).
[Crossref]

White, J. O.

M. Cronin-Golomb, B. Fisher, J. O. White, A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 12 (1984).
[Crossref]

Yariv, A.

M. Cronin-Golomb, B. Fisher, J. O. White, A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 12 (1984).
[Crossref]

Ferroelectrics (1)

N. V. Kukhtarev, V. B. Markov, S. G. Odulov, M. S. Soskin, V. L. Vinetskii, Ferroelectrics 22, 949 (1979).
[Crossref]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron. (2)

C. T. Chen, D. M. Kim, D. Von der Linde, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-16, 126 (1980).
[Crossref]

M. Cronin-Golomb, B. Fisher, J. O. White, A. Yariv, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-20, 12 (1984).
[Crossref]

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

M. Peltier, F. Micheron, J. Appl. Phys. 48, 3683 (1977).
[Crossref]

Opt. Acta (1)

S. I. Stepanov, M. P. Petrov, Opt. Acta 31, 1335 (1984).
[Crossref]

Opt. Commun. (4)

G. Le Saux, G. Roosen, A. Brun, Opt. Commun. 56, 374 (1986); Opt. Commun. 58, 238 (1986).
[Crossref]

G. Pauliat, M. Allain, J. C. Launay, G. Roosen, Opt. Commun. 61, 321 (1987).
[Crossref]

G. Pauliat, J. M. C. Jonathan, M. Allain, J. C. Launay, G. Roosen, Opt. Commun. 59, 266 (1986).
[Crossref]

J. L. Ferrier, J. Gazengel, X. Nguyen Phu, G. Rivoire, Opt. Commun. 58, 343 (1986).
[Crossref]

Opt. Eng. (1)

J. P. Huignard, H. Rajbenbach, Ph. Refregier, L. Solymar, Opt. Eng. 24, 586 (1985).

Opt. Lett. (2)

Phys. Rep. (1)

P. Günter, Phys. Rep. 93, 199 (1982).
[Crossref]

Other (3)

J. P. Huignard, G. Roosen, in Nonlinear Optics: Materials and Devices, C. Flytzanis, J. L. Oudar, eds., Vol. 7 of Proceedings in Physics (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1985), p. 128.
[Crossref]

A. L. Smirl, G. C. Valley, K. Bohnert, T. F. Boggess, in Digest of Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices ( Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1987), p. 88.

J. M. C. Jonathan, Ph. Roussignol, G. Roosen, in Digest of Topical Meeting on Photorefractive Materials, Effects and Devices (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1987), p. 97.

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental arrangement for the time-resolved study of the photorefractive effect. PM, photomultiplier.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Time evolution of the diffraction efficiency.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Computer simulation of the buildup: (a) normalized square of the space-charge field (proportional to the diffraction efficiency); (b) normalized uniform density of free carriers (n0/NA) and spatial modulation of the free carriers (n1/n0).

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Experimental decay of the photocurrent (redrawn from an oscilloscope trace; resolution 2 nsec)

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τ d / τ R = ( Λ / 2 πL ) 2 ,
μ = e Λ 2 k B T 4 π 2 τ d 50 cm 2 V 1 sec 1 ,

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