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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry Van Driel
  • Vol. 26, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1519–1525

Deep UV nonlinear optical crystal: Rb Be 2 ( B O 3 ) F 2

Chuangtian Chen, Siyang Luo, Xiaoyang Wang, Guiling Wang, Xiaohong Wen, Huaxing Wu, Xin Zhang, and Zuyan Xu  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 26, Issue 8, pp. 1519-1525 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.26.001519


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Abstract

Sizeable crystals of Rb Be 2 ( B O 3 ) F 2 (RBBF) were obtained by the flux method. The crystal structure was determined by x-ray data and the space group was proven to be R32, belonging to the uniaxial class. The linear and nonlinear optical parameters, including the cutoff wavelength, refractive indices, phase-matching angles, and effective nonlinear optical coefficients were determined for the first time to our knowledge, and then the Sellmeier equations were also constructed. By using an RBBF prism coupling device (PCD), tunable fourth-harmonic output from a Ti:sapphire laser and the sixth harmonic of an Nd-based laser were also obtained with relatively high power.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: March 26, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 27, 2009
Published: July 8, 2009

Citation
Chuangtian Chen, Siyang Luo, Xiaoyang Wang, Guiling Wang, Xiaohong Wen, Huaxing Wu, Xin Zhang, and Zuyan Xu, "Deep UV nonlinear optical crystal:RbBe2(BO3)F2," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 26, 1519-1525 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-26-8-1519


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