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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2012
  • pp: 665–668

Measurement of second-order nonlinear optical coefficients of BaMgF4

Junjie Chen, Xianfeng Chen, Yanzhi Ma, Yuanlin Zheng, Anhua Wu, Hongjun Li, Linwen Jiang, and Jun Xu  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 665-668 (2012)

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The three independent second-order nonlinear optical coefficients of BaMgF4 are determined by the Maker fringe method with a nanosecond pulsed Nd:YAG laser at 1064 nm wavelength. All the results are relative to the reference crystal congruent LiNbO3. The largest element in a second-order nonlinear optical matrix of BaMgF4 is d32, with the value of 0.36pm/V.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3380) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials
(160.3380) Materials : Laser materials

ToC Category:
Laser Materials

Original Manuscript: October 27, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 15, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 16, 2012
Published: March 16, 2012

Junjie Chen, Xianfeng Chen, Yanzhi Ma, Yuanlin Zheng, Anhua Wu, Hongjun Li, Linwen Jiang, and Jun Xu, "Measurement of second-order nonlinear optical coefficients of BaMgF4," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 665-668 (2012)

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