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Photorefractive Materials and Their Applications 1

Basic Effects

  • Peter Günter
  • Jean-Pierre Huignard
  • Photorefractive materials is an important and growing area of research

  • The book series is an up-to-date overview written by leading experts and clearly structured into 3 volumes

  • This first volume covers the basic effects of photorefraction and is an excellent introduction as well as resource for those already in the field


Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 113)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. P. Günter, J. P. Huignard
    Pages 1-5
  3. Hans Joachim Eichler, Andreas Hermerschmidt
    Pages 7-42
  4. F. Agulló-López, G. F. Calvo, M. Carrascosa
    Pages 43-82
  5. Germano Montemezzani, Marko Zgonik
    Pages 83-118
  6. B. I. Sturman, E. V. Podivilov, M. V. Gorkunov, S. G. Odoulov
    Pages 163-201
  7. Germano Montemezzani, Philipp Dittrich, Peter Günter
    Pages 203-230
  8. Eckhard Krätzig, Karsten Buse
    Pages 231-251
  9. Cornelia Denz, Philip Jander
    Pages 253-287
  10. Detlef Kip, Monika Wesner
    Pages 289-315
  11. E. DelRe, M. Segev, D. Christodoulides, B. Crosignani, G. Salamo
    Pages 317-367
  12. M. Carrascosa, L. Arizmendi, J. M. Cabrera
    Pages 369-396
  13. R. S. Cudney, J. Fousek
    Pages 397-416
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 417-423

About this book


Photorefractive Materials and Their Applications 1 - Basic Effects is the first of three volumes within the Springer Series in Optical Sciences.

The book gives a comprehensive treatment of photorefractive effects in crystals and reviews our present understanding of the fundamental origins of the effect in a variety of materials from ferroelectrics to compound semiconductors, organic crystals, and polymers. Researchers in the field and graduate students of solid-state physics and engineering will gain a thorough understanding of the photorefractive effect and find a rich reference source.

The other two volumes are:

Photorefractive Materials and Their Applications 2 - Materials

Photorefractive Materials and Their Applications 3 - Applications


Dynamic Holography Gunter Günter Photorefractive Effects electro-optics nonlinear optics semiconductor

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Günter
    • 1
  • Jean-Pierre Huignard
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Quantum Electronics Nonlinear Optics LaboratorySwiss Federal Institute of TechnologyZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Thales Research and Technology FrancePalaiseau CedexFrance

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