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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In a photorefractive crystal, two-wave mixing can be explained as the nonlinear interaction of intensity and phase between two incident beams through the photorefractive effect [1-3].
The combination of these properties causes the so-called photorefractive effect that consists of a reversible light-induced change in the refractive index [4].
So, it does not seem very interesting to synthesize low [T.sub.g] polymer in order to activate the orientationally enhanced photorefractive effect (14).