24 March 1999 Quadratic electro-optic effect in KDP-type crystals
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Previous measurements of quadratic electrooptic coefficients in the KDP family of crystals have been analyzed. In addition, the quadratic electrooptic coefficient no3g1111-ne3g3311 of KDP and ADP has been measured by means of the dynamic polarimetric method. The results obtained confirm that quadratic electrooptic coefficients of KDP-type crystals are of the order of magnitude of 10-20 m2V2. This is about 100 times smaller than values widely cited in the literature obtained by other authors employing the static polarimetric technique.
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Mark J. Gunning, Rafal Ledzion, Piotr Gorski, Wlodzimierz Kucharczyk, "Quadratic electro-optic effect in KDP-type crystals", Proc. SPIE 3724, International Conference on Solid State Crystals '98: Single Crystal Growth, Characterization, and Applications, (24 March 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.342999; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.342999
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