Modification of the refractive index of lithium niobate crystals by transmission of high-energy 4He2+ and D+ particles

Andreas, B.; Peithmann, K.; Buse, K.; Maier, K.
May 2004
Applied Physics Letters;5/10/2004, Vol. 84 Issue 19, p3813
Academic Journal
We report reductions of the refractive index of congruently melting lithium niobate crystals of up to 6 × 10-3 by exposure of z-cut samples with high-energy 4H2+ and D+ particles which are transmitted through the crystals.


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