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Fifty Percent Conversion Efficiency Second Harmonic Generation In Magnesium Oxide Doped Lithium Niobate
Author(s): J L Nightingale; W J Silva; G E Reade; A Rybicki; W J Kozlovsky; R L Byer
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Paper Abstract

The crystal growth and optical quality of magnesium oxide doped lithium niobate are characterized. Measured physical, optical, and nonlinear optical properties are discussed and compared with undoped lithium niobate. Frequency doubling results of 1.06 gm radiation are presented, where 53 percent conversion efficiency is obtained in lithium niobate doped with 5 mole percent magnesium oxide.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 March 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0681, Laser and Nonlinear Optical Materials, (9 March 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.939613
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J L Nightingale, Crystal Technology Inc (United States)
W J Silva, Crystal Technology Inc (United States)
G E Reade, Crystal Technology Inc (United States)
A Rybicki, Crystal Technology Inc (United States)
W J Kozlovsky, Stanford University (United States)
R L Byer, Stanford University (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0681:
Laser and Nonlinear Optical Materials
Larry G. DeShazer, Editor(s)

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