Ferroelectric Crystals for Photonic Applications

Including Nanoscale Fabrication and Characterization Techniques

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ISBN: 978-3-642-41085-7 (Print) 978-3-642-41086-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXII

  2. Fabrication

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-19

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

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      Chapter

      Pages 21-51

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

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      Chapter

      Pages 53-77

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

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      Chapter

      Pages 79-98

      Nonlinear Optical Waveguides in Stoichiometric Lithium Tantalate

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      Chapter

      Pages 99-132

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

  3. Characterization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-162

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

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      Chapter

      Pages 163-204

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

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      Chapter

      Pages 205-226

      New Insights into Ferroelectric Domain Imaging with Piezoresponse Force Microscopy

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      Chapter

      Pages 227-252

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

  4. Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 253-253

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      Chapter

      Pages 255-284

      Nonlinear Interactions in Periodic and Quasi-periodic Nonlinear Photonic Crystals

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      Chapter

      Pages 285-311

      Domain-Engineered Ferroelectric Crystals for Nonlinear and Quantum Optics

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      Chapter

      Pages 313-335

      Photonic Bandgap Properties of Lithium Niobate

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      Chapter

      Pages 337-383

      Lithium Niobate Whispering Gallery Resonators: Applications and Fundamental Studies

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      Chapter

      Pages 385-399

      Applications of Domain Engineering in Ferroelectrics for Photonic Applications

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      Chapter

      Pages 401-421

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

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      Chapter

      Pages 423-452

      The LiNbO3 Slab Waveguide: A Platform for Terahertz Signal Generation, Detection, and Control

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      Chapter

      Pages 453-473

      Periodically-Poled Ferroelectric Crystals Based OPO—A Powerful Source for Precision Spectroscopy

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      Chapter

      Pages 475-490

      Electro-Optical Devices Obtained by LiNbO3 Crystals

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 491-493