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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2004
  • pp: 765–769

Linear and nonlinear optical properties of the monoclinic Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystal

Patricia Segonds, Benoît Boulanger, Jean-Philippe Fève, Bertrand Ménaert, Julien Zaccaro, Gérard Aka, and Denis Pelenc  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 765-769 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.21.000765


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Abstract

We report that the optical frame orientation is wavelength independent over the entire transmission range of the nonlinear monoclinic crystal Ca<sub>4</sub>YO(BO<sub>3</sub>)<sub>3</sub> (YCOB). We used a new method based on internal conical refraction associated with x-ray diffraction on a single crystal cut as a sphere. Direct phase-matching-angle measurements of second-harmonic generation were performed in the principal planes of the spherical crystal for fundamental wavelengths up to 3.5 μm, and three absorption peaks were measured above 2.4 μm. By fitting all data simultaneously, we found new dispersion equations of the refractive indices of YCOB.

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OCIS Codes
(190.2620) Nonlinear optics : Harmonic generation and mixing
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials

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Patricia Segonds, Benoît Boulanger, Jean-Philippe Fève, Bertrand Ménaert, Julien Zaccaro, Gérard Aka, and Denis Pelenc, "Linear and nonlinear optical properties of the monoclinic Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystal," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 21, 765-769 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-21-4-765


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