photorefractive

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pho·to·re·frac·tive

 (fō′tō-rĭ-frăk′tĭv)
adj.
Of or relating to a material that undergoes a change in refractive index when subjected to light or an electric field.

photorefractive

(ˌfəʊtəʊrɪˈfræktɪv)
adj
(General Physics) physics of or relating to a change in refractive index
Translations
photoréfractif
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g] polymer in order to activate the orientationally enhanced photorefractive effect (14).
The photorefractive effect was first observed as "optical damage" to LiNb[O.
Until the past few years, all materials showing the photorefractive effect were inorganic crystals," he says.