25 September 1989 Growth Of Ammonium Oxalate For Use As A E-O Modulator
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Abstract
Ammonium oxalate (AMO) has one of the highest figures of merit of known electro-optical materials and is potentially very useful. Single crystals of AMO 2 cm X 2 cm X 4 cm were grown from aqueous solutions by the temperature lowering technique. The crystals were oriented by optical birefringence techinques used for biaxial crystals. Preliminary experiments indicate that a halfwave voltage in excess of 6 KV is required for a sample oriented such that one of its optic axes, the applied field and the light beam are collinear.
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Ratan S. Adhav, Ratan S. Adhav, Sanjay R. Adhav, Sanjay R. Adhav, S. Chandrasekhar, S. Chandrasekhar, } "Growth Of Ammonium Oxalate For Use As A E-O Modulator", Proc. SPIE 1104, Growth, Characterization, and Applications of Laser Host and Nonlinear Crystals, (25 September 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960587; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.960587
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