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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1798–1802

Third harmonic generation at 343nm in nonlinear Ca5(BO3)3F (CBF) crystals

Loïc Deyra, Simon Ilas, Xavier Délen, Pascal Loiseau, François Balembois, Gerard Aka, François Salin, and Patrick Georges  »View Author Affiliations

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3, Issue 11, pp. 1798-1802 (2013)

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We demonstrate for the first time UV generation at 343 nm by frequency-tripling in the new non-hygroscopic Ca5(BO3)3F crystal. A boule of CBF crystal was grown and cut along the two possible phase matching configurations for third harmonic generation in plans XY and YZ. 300 mW of UV average power have been obtained with a deff estimated at 0.45 pm/V for the XY plan and 0.38 pm/V for the YZ plan.

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

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optical Materials

Original Manuscript: July 25, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 2, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 2, 2013
Published: October 1, 2013

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Loïc Deyra, Simon Ilas, Xavier Délen, Pascal Loiseau, François Balembois, Gerard Aka, François Salin, and Patrick Georges, "Third harmonic generation at 343nm in nonlinear Ca5(BO3)3F (CBF) crystals," Opt. Mater. Express 3, 1798-1802 (2013)

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