Improvement of the photorefractive efficiency of BaTiO[sub 3] by gamma irradiation

Moore, Thomas R.; Boyd, Robert W.
October 1992
Applied Physics Letters;10/26/1992, Vol. 61 Issue 17, p2015
Academic Journal
Examines the improvement of the photorefractive response of as-grown barium titanate crystals by gamma irradiation from a Co[sup 60] source. Cause of the increase in the sample effective trap density and conductivity; Contributions of electrons and holes to photorefractivity; Difficulty in determining the exact physical effects of irradiation on crystals.


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