Applied Physics A

, Volume 52, Issue 6, pp 359–368

Beta barium borate (BBO)

A review of its properties and applications
  • D. N. Nikogosyan
Solids And Materials

DOI: 10.1007/BF00323647

Cite this article as:
Nikogosyan, D.N. Appl. Phys. A (1991) 52: 359. doi:10.1007/BF00323647


The paper contains a review of crystallographic, optical and nonlinear optical properties of beta barium borate (β-BaB2O4 or BBO) crystal and presents a description of its typical applications in nonlinear optics and quantum electronics.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. N. Nikogosyan
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of SpectroscopyUSSR Academy of Sciences, TroitzkSU-Moscow RegionUSSR

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