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JETP Letters

, Volume 95, Issue 12, pp 618–621 | Cite as

Detection of the contribution of the inverse flexoelectric effect to the photorefractive response in a bismuth titanium oxide single crystal

  • S. M. ShandarovEmail author
  • S. S. Shmakov
  • N. I. Burimov
  • O. S. Syuvaeva
  • Yu. F. Kargin
  • V. M. Petrov
Optics and Laser Physics

Abstract

Relations determining the contribution of the inverse flexoelectric effect to the photorefractive response have been determined for the case of the interaction of a steady pump wave conserving left-hand circular polarization with a phase-modulated signal wave that has circular polarization of the opposite sign on the input face of a crystal that has the (100) orientation and symmetry group 23. The experimental studies of such an interaction in a Bi12TiO20:Fe,Cu crystal make it possible to estimate its flexoelectric coefficient as f 11 = 5.3 nC/m.

Keywords

Signal Beam Input Face Left Hand Circular Polariza Tion Flexoelectric Effect Lithium Sulfate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. M. Shandarov
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. S. Shmakov
    • 1
  • N. I. Burimov
    • 1
  • O. S. Syuvaeva
    • 1
  • Yu. F. Kargin
    • 1
  • V. M. Petrov
    • 1
  1. 1.Tomsk State University of Control Systems and RadioelectronicsTomskRussia

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