Ferroelectric Crystals for Photonic Applications

Including Nanoscale Fabrication and Characterization Techniques

ISBN: 978-3-540-77963-6 (Print) 978-3-540-77965-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Fabrication

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-19

      Micro-Structuring and Ferroelectric Domain Engineering of Single Crystal Lithium Niobate

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 21-51

      Fabrication and Characterization of Self-Assembled Ferroelectric Linear and Nonlinear Photonic Crystals: GaN and LiNbO3

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      Pages 53-77

      Sub-Micron Structuring of LiNbO3 Crystals with Multi-Period and Complex Geometries

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 79-99

      Nonlinear Optical Waveguides in Stoichiometric Lithium Tantalate

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      Pages 101-134

      3-D Integrated Optical Microcircuits in Lithium Niobate Written by Spatial Solitons

  3. Characterization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 137-164

      Light Aided Domain Patterning and Rare Earth Emission Based Imaging of Ferroelectric Domains

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      Pages 165-207

      Visual and Quantitative Characterization of Ferroelectric Crystals and Related Domain Engineering Processes by Interferometric Techniques

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 209-228

      New Insights into Ferroelectric Domain Imaging with Piezoresponse Force Microscopy

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      Pages 229-255

      Structural Characterization of Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate Crystals by High Resolution X-Ray Diffraction

  4. Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 257-257

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 259-284

      Nonlinear Interactions in Periodic and Quasi-Periodic Nonlinear Photonic Crystals

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 285-306

      Domain-Engineered Ferroelectric Crystals for Nonlinear and Quantum Optics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 307-336

      Photonic and Phononic Band Gap Properties of Lithium Niobate

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 337-383

      Lithium Niobate Whispering Gallery Resonators: Applications and Fundamental Studies

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 385-399

      Applications of Domain Engineering in Ferroelectrics for Photonic Applications

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 401-420

      Electro-Optics Effect in Periodically Domain-Inverted Ferroelectrics Crystals: Principles and Applications

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 421-424