New synthetic methods to make high quality nonlinear BBO thin films are described which are amenable to contact lithography. Reoriented BBO thin films are made by seeding with an organic molecule prior to thermal treatment.
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R. H. Lipson, C. Lu, and S. S. Dimov, " Synthetic Strategies for Nonlinear Photonic Devices Using β-BBO," in Controlling Light with Light: Photorefractive Effects, Photosensitivity, Fiber Gratings, Photonic Materials and More, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper MB5.
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