• Inorganic materials for optical data storage

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      Ferroelectric LiNbO3; optical storage; photorefractive effects; holography; laser

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      Recyclable holographic (optical) storage in inorganic materials is nowadays possible due to the advent of laser. Various performance parameters of the state-of-the-art of optical storage are discussed in detail with reference to the well-established case of ferroelectric lithium niobate (LiNbO3). Various physicochemical techniques are employed in understanding the microscopic mechanisms responsible for optical storage in LiNbO3. A short summary of other inorganic materials capable of holographic storage is also presented.

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      SK Date1 2

      1. Chemical Physics Group, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Bombay - 400 005, India
      2. Physical Chemistry Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Poona - 411 008, India
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  • Bulletin of Materials Science | News

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