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  • Editor: David Hagan
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2014
  • pp: 997–1002

Homogeneity of rapid grown DKDP crystal

Shaohua Ji, Fuquan Li, Fang Wang, Xinguang Xu, Zhengping Wang, and Xun Sun  »View Author Affiliations

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4, Issue 5, pp. 997-1002 (2014)

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For rapid grown DKDP crystals, homogeneity should be paid more attention than traditional grown ones because their deuterated levels will be affected more significantly by the large supersaturation, which give harmful impact on optical property as well as the related nonlinear optical applications. In this paper, from the points of deuterated level and transmittance, the homogeneity of a point-seed rapid grown DKDP crystal with sizes of 65 × 65 × 113 mm3 is investigated. The results show that the maximum discrepancy of deuterium content is 5.4%, and the ultra-violet transmittances of the dislocation zone and its surrounding areas are ~30% inferior to other regions.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(300.6450) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, Raman
(300.6540) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, ultraviolet
(140.3515) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, frequency doubled

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optical Materials

Original Manuscript: February 5, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 13, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 15, 2014
Published: April 18, 2014

Shaohua Ji, Fuquan Li, Fang Wang, Xinguang Xu, Zhengping Wang, and Xun Sun, "Homogeneity of rapid grown DKDP crystal," Opt. Mater. Express 4, 997-1002 (2014)

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