Terahertz birefringence of β-BaB2O4 (BBO) crystal

Elmer Estacio, Shigeki Saito, Tomoharu Nakazato, Yusuke Furukawa, Toshihiro Tatsumi, Minh Hong Pham, Marilou Cadatal, Carlito Ponseca, Hiroshi Mizuseki, Yoshiyuki Kawazoe, Nobuhiko Sarukura

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Abstract

Birefringence was observed for a β-BaB2O4 crystal in the 0.1 to 1.1 terahertz region. The calculated Δn value was ~0.296. Moreover, an angle-dependent absorption band observed at ~0.65 terahertz is attributed to low-frequency phonon modes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528599
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jan 1
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 2008 May 42008 May 9

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period08/5/408/5/9

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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