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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2004
  • pp: 761–764

Optical properties of BaBPO5 crystals

Shilie Pan, Yicheng Wu, Peizhen Fu, Xi’an Wang, Guochun Zhang, and Chuangtian Chen  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 761-764 (2004)

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Large single crystals of BaBPO5 have been grown with Li4P2O7 as the flux by the top-seeded solution growth method. The crystal is chemically stable and easily polished and absolutely insensitive to moisture. The obtained BaBPO5 crystals are bounded by a combination of well-developed {1 0 1¯ 1} rhombohedron and {1 0 1¯ 0} hexagonal prism faces. The crystal is found to be transparent from 180 to 3300 nm. The refractive indices were measured with the minimum-deviation method and fitted to the Sellmeier equations. The nonlinear optical coefficient d11 of BaBPO5 measured by the Maker fringes technique is 0.49d36 (KDP).

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OCIS Codes
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties

Shilie Pan, Yicheng Wu, Peizhen Fu, Xi'an Wang, Guochun Zhang, and Chuangtian Chen, "Optical properties of BaBPO5 crystals," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 21, 761-764 (2004)

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