Absorption coefficient and index of refraction of Mg-doped LiNbO3 crystals with different compositions are determined in the 30 - 200 cm-1 frequency range. Stochiometric LiNbO3 has smaller absorption and index of refraction than congruent samples.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
L. Pálfalvi, J. Hebling, J. Kuhl, Á. Péter, and K. Polgár, "Temperature and Composition Dependence of the Absorption and Refraction of Mg-Doped Congruent and Stoichiometric LiNbO3 in the THz Range," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper WB4.
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