Wavelength variation of the second-order nonlinear coefficients of KNbO_{3}, KTiOPO_{4}, KTiOAsO_{4}, LiNbO_{3}, LiIO_{3}, β- BaB_{2}O4, KH_{2}PO_{4}, and LiB_{3}O_{5} crystals: a test of Miller wavelength scaling
JOSA B, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 524-533 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.18.000524
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Abstract
We measure second-order nonlinear coefficients using optical parametric amplification and second-harmonic generation over a range of wavelengths for the crystals KNbO<sub>3</sub>, KTiOPO<sub>4</sub>, KTiOAsO<sub>4</sub>, LiNbO<sub>3</sub>, LiIO<sub>3</sub>, β-BaB<sub>2</sub>O<sub>4</sub>, KH<sub>2</sub>PO<sub>4</sub>, and LiB<sub>3</sub>O<sub>5</sub>. Combining our new measurements with previously reported values, we compare the wavelength variation of individual <i>d</i><sub>ijk</sub>’s with Miller scaling, and we conclude that Miller scaling is a useful approximation for these crystals.
© 2001 Optical Society of America
OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(190.4970) Nonlinear optics : Parametric oscillators and amplifiers
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William J. Alford and Arlee V. Smith, "Wavelength variation of the second-order nonlinear coefficients of KNbO_{3}, KTiOPO_{4}, KTiOAsO_{4}, LiNbO_{3}, LiIO_{3}, β- BaB_{2}O4, KH_{2}PO_{4}, and LiB_{3}O_{5} crystals: a test of Miller wavelength scaling," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 18, 524-533 (2001)
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