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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2014
  • pp: B1–B7

Precise determination of full matrix of piezo-optic coefficients with a four-point bending technique: the example of lithium niobate crystals

Oleg Krupych, Viktoriya Savaryn, and Rostyslav Vlokh  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 10, pp. B1-B7 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.53.0000B1


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Abstract

A recently proposed technique representing a combination of digital imaging laser interferometry with a classical four-point bending method is applied to a canonical nonlinear optical crystal, LiNbO3, to precisely determine a full matrix of its piezo-optic coefficients (POCs). The contribution of a secondary piezo-optic effect to the POCs is investigated experimentally and analyzed theoretically. Based on the POCs thus obtained, a full matrix of strain-optic coefficients (SOCs) is calculated and the appropriate errors are estimated. A comparison of our experimental errors for the POCs and SOCs with the known reference data allows us to claim the present technique as the most precise.

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OCIS Codes
(120.4530) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical constants
(160.3730) Materials : Lithium niobate
(170.0110) Medical optics and biotechnology : Imaging systems
(260.1180) Physical optics : Crystal optics
(260.1440) Physical optics : Birefringence
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference

History
Original Manuscript: November 18, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 13, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 17, 2013
Published: February 3, 2014

Citation
Oleg Krupych, Viktoriya Savaryn, and Rostyslav Vlokh, "Precise determination of full matrix of piezo-optic coefficients with a four-point bending technique: the example of lithium niobate crystals," Appl. Opt. 53, B1-B7 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-53-10-B1


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