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Ferroelectric Crystals for Photonic Applications

Including Nanoscale Fabrication and Characterization Techniques

Ferraro, Pietro, Grilli, Simonetta, De Natale, Paolo (Eds.)

Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009, XVIII, 424 p.

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  • Covers the major aspects of ferroelectric domain engineering
  • Combines basic research on magnetic materials with device and production orientation
  • State-of-the-art report on magnetic materials research and application

This book deals with the latest achievements in the field of ferroelectric domain engineering and characterization at micron- and nano-scale dimensions and periods. The book collects the results obtained in the last years by world scientific leaders in the field, thus providing a valid and unique overview of the state-of-the-art and also a view to future applications of those engineered materials in the field of photonics.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Ferroelectric crystals - Ferroelectric domain manipulation - Microscopy - Nanoscale technology - Photonic devices - ferroelectrics - optics - photonics

Related subjects » Engineering - Materials - Structural Materials

Table of contents 

Fabrication.- Micro-Structuring and Ferroelectric Domain Engineering of Single Crystal Lithium Niobate.- Fabrication and Characterization of Self-Assembled Ferroelectric Linear and Nonlinear Photonic Crystals: GaN and LiNbO3.- Sub-Micron Structuring of LiNbO3 Crystals with Multi-Period and Complex Geometries.- Nonlinear Optical Waveguides in Stoichiometric Lithium Tantalate.- 3-D Integrated Optical Microcircuits in Lithium Niobate Written by Spatial Solitons.- Characterization.- Light Aided Domain Patterning and Rare Earth Emission Based Imaging of Ferroelectric Domains.- Visual and Quantitative Characterization of Ferroelectric Crystals and Related Domain Engineering Processes by Interferometric Techniques.- New Insights into Ferroelectric Domain Imaging with Piezoresponse Force Microscopy.- Structural Characterization of Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate Crystals by High Resolution X-Ray Diffraction.- Applications.- Nonlinear Interactions in Periodic and Quasi-Periodic Nonlinear Photonic Crystals.- Domain-Engineered Ferroelectric Crystals for Nonlinear and Quantum Optics.- Photonic and Phononic Band Gap Properties of Lithium Niobate.- Lithium Niobate Whispering Gallery Resonators: Applications and Fundamental Studies.- Applications of Domain Engineering in Ferroelectrics for Photonic Applications.- Electro-Optics Effect in Periodically Domain-Inverted Ferroelectrics Crystals: Principles and Applications.

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