Centimeter-size KBBF and RBBF single crystals have been grown hydrothermally for NLO applications. Second harmonic generation of 800 nm fundamental light has been demonstrated using both KBBF and RBBF in preliminary studies.
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C. McMillen, J. Kolis, C. Liu, A. Kaminski, and J. Ballato, "Hydrothermal Growth and Properties of KBe2BO3F2(KBBF) and RbBe2BO3F2(RBBF) Single Crystals," in Advanced Photonics & Renewable Energy, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper NThC6.
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