Linear electro-optic effect in β-BaB2O4

Ebbers, Chris A.
June 1988
Applied Physics Letters;6/6/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 23, p1948
Academic Journal
The linear electro-optic (EO) coefficients of beta-barium borate (β-BaB2O4) have been measured. The clamped and unclamped values of ryyy and rc are |rTyyy| =2.5 pm/V, |rTc| =0.17 pm/V, |rSyyy|=0.24rSxyz (KDP), and |rSc|=0.013rSxyz (KDP). The magnitude of the EO coefficient is due mainly to the electronic nonlinearity.


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