Applied Physics B

, Volume 91, Issue 2, pp 343–348 | Cite as

Temperature and wavelength dependent refractive index equations for MgO-doped congruent and stoichiometric LiNbO3

  • O. GayerEmail author
  • Z. Sacks
  • E. Galun
  • A. Arie


We present wavelength- and temperature-dependent refractive index equations for 5% MgO-doped congruent PPLN and for 1% MgO-doped stoichiometric PPLN crystals valid for a wide spectral and temperature range. The dispersion equations were derived from quasi-phase-matched nonlinear interactions with these two crystal compositions in the near and mid-infrared. The results show a good agreement with previously published frequency conversion experiments.


Second Harmonic Generation Periodically Pole Lithium Niobate Second Harmonic Generation Signal Sellmeier Equation Idle Wavelength 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physical Electronics, School of Electrical EngineeringTel-Aviv UniversityTel-AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Elbit Systems El-Op Electro-Optics Industries Ltd.RehovotIsrael

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