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4 February 1988 Organic Nonlinear Crystals And High Power Frequency Conversion
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We are searching for new second and third harmonic generators among the salts of organic acids and bases. We discuss the relevant properties of crystals from this group of compounds, including their nonlinear and phasematching characteristics, linear absorption, damage threshold and crystal growth. In addition, we summarize what is known concerning other nonlinear optical properties of these crystals, such as two-photon absorption, nonlinear refractive index, and stimulated Raman thresholds. A preliminary assessment is made of the potential of these materials for use in future high power, large aperture lasers such as those used for inertial confinement fusion experiments.
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Stephan P. Velsko, Laura Davis, Francis Wang, Suzanne Monaco, and David Eimerl "Organic Nonlinear Crystals And High Power Frequency Conversion", Proc. SPIE 0824, Advances in Nonlinear Polymers and Inorganic Crystals, Liquid Crystals and Laser Media, (4 February 1988); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.941977
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