Applied Physics B

, Volume 72, Issue 6, pp 641–645

Influence of optical-damage-resistant dopants on the nonlinear optical properties of lithium niobate

  • D. Xue
  • K. Betzler
Article

Abstract.

Using the chemical-bond method, nonlinear optical properties of lithium niobate containing different dopants are calculated. In crystals with stoichiometric composition the second order nonlinear susceptibility decreases approximately linearly with increasing dopant concentration. Among the dopants studied – Mg, Zn and In – this behaviour is most highly expressed for In doping. In contrast to that, congruently grown crystals show a different behaviour; only a weak dependence on the dopant concentration is found for, for example, Mg-doped material.

PACS: 42.65.Ky; 77.22.Ch; 77.84.Dy 

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© Springer-Verlag 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Xue
    • 1
  • K. Betzler
    • 1
  1. 1.Fachbereich Physik, Universität Osnabrück, 49069 Osnabrück, GermanyDE

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