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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2012
  • pp: 119–125

Solution growth of high-quality organic N-benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline crystal for ultra-wideband tunable DFG-THz source

Takashi Notake, Kouji Nawata, Hiroshi Kawamata, Takeshi Matsukawa, and Hiroaki Minamide  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 119-125 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.2.000119


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Abstract

We firstly obtained organic N-benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline (BNA) single crystals using solution growth method. The crystal quality obtained by solution growth method was much better than that of crystals grown by the Bridgman method. Furthermore, using difference frequency generation (DFG) in solution-grown BNA, we generated ultra-wideband tunable THz radiation.

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OCIS Codes
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4400) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, materials

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optical Materials

History
Original Manuscript: November 21, 2011
Revised Manuscript: December 22, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 22, 2011
Published: January 4, 2012

Citation
Takashi Notake, Kouji Nawata, Hiroshi Kawamata, Takeshi Matsukawa, and Hiroaki Minamide, "Solution growth of high-quality organic N-benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline crystal for ultra-wideband tunable DFG-THz source," Opt. Mater. Express 2, 119-125 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-2-2-119


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