We report recent developments in periodically-poled stoichiometric lithium tantalate, suitable for high-power operation due to high thermal conductivity. Reduction of optical scattering and extension of effective apertures are reported by choosing appropriate poling parameters.
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S. Kurimura, N. E. Yu, Y. Nomura, M. Nakamura, K. Kitamura, and T. Sumiyoshi, "QPM Wavelength Converters Based on Stoichiometric Lithium Tantalate," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper TuB18.
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