Giant photo-expansion in chalcogenide glass

K. Tanaka, A. Saitoh, N. Terakado

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Glass exhibits many kinds of photoinduced phenomena, among which the giant photo-expansion appearing in chalcogenide glasses such as As2S 3 may be the most dramatic and promising. Its feature, mechanism, and application including micro-lenses are described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2058-2065
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec


  • Chalcogenide glass
  • Micro-lens
  • Photo-expansion
  • Photoinduced phenomena


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