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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2014
  • pp: 57–62

Direct measurement of the dielectric frame rotation of monoclinic crystals as a function of the wavelength

C. Traum, P. L. Inácio, C. Félix, P. Segonds, A. Peña, J. Debray, B. Boulanger, Y. Petit, D. Rytz, G. Montemezzani, P. Goldner, and A. Ferrier  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 57-62 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.4.000057


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Abstract

We report a method based on Malus’ law to directly measure the dielectric frame orientation of monoclinic crystals with an accuracy of 0.3°. This technique was validated by the study of Nd3+:YCa4O(BO3)3, Sn2P2S6, BiB3O6 and Eu3+:Y2SiO5.

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OCIS Codes
(260.1180) Physical optics : Crystal optics
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Crystalline Materials

History
Original Manuscript: October 18, 2013
Revised Manuscript: November 22, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: November 22, 2013
Published: December 10, 2013

Citation
C. Traum, P. L. Inácio, C. Félix, P. Segonds, A. Peña, J. Debray, B. Boulanger, Y. Petit, D. Rytz, G. Montemezzani, P. Goldner, and A. Ferrier, "Direct measurement of the dielectric frame rotation of monoclinic crystals as a function of the wavelength," Opt. Mater. Express 4, 57-62 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-4-1-57


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