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Title: Nonlinear optical crystal optimized for Ytterbium laser host wavelengths

Abstract

A material for harmonic generation has been made by substitutional changes to the crystal LaCa.sub.4 (BO.sub.3).sub.3 also known as LaCOB in the form Re1.sub.xRe2.sub.yRe3.sub.zCa.sub.4(B0.sub.3).sub.3O where Re1 and Re2, (rare earth ion 1 and rare earth ion 2) are selected from the group consisting of Sc, Yttrium, La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Gd, Th, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, Yb, and Lu; Re3 is Lanthanum; and x+y+z=1.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Pleasanton, CA
  2. Livermore, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
984325
Patent Number(s):
7378042
Application Number:
11/652,442
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C09 - DYES C09K - MATERIALS FOR MISCELLANEOUS APPLICATIONS, NOT PROVIDED FOR ELSEWHERE
G - PHYSICS G02 - OPTICS G02F - DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS, THE OPTICAL OPERATION OF WHICH IS MODIFIED BY CHANGING THE OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF THE MEDIUM OF THE DEVICES OR ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE CONTROL OF THE INTENSITY, COLOUR, PHASE, POLARISATION OR DIRECTION OF LIGHT, e.g. SWITCHING, GATING, MODULATING OR DEMODULATING
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Ebbers, Christopher A, and Schaffers, Kathleen I. Nonlinear optical crystal optimized for Ytterbium laser host wavelengths. United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
Ebbers, Christopher A, & Schaffers, Kathleen I. Nonlinear optical crystal optimized for Ytterbium laser host wavelengths. United States.
Ebbers, Christopher A, and Schaffers, Kathleen I. Tue . "Nonlinear optical crystal optimized for Ytterbium laser host wavelengths". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/984325.
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abstractNote = {A material for harmonic generation has been made by substitutional changes to the crystal LaCa.sub.4 (BO.sub.3).sub.3 also known as LaCOB in the form Re1.sub.xRe2.sub.yRe3.sub.zCa.sub.4(B0.sub.3).sub.3O where Re1 and Re2, (rare earth ion 1 and rare earth ion 2) are selected from the group consisting of Sc, Yttrium, La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Gd, Th, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, Yb, and Lu; Re3 is Lanthanum; and x+y+z=1.},
doi = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2008},
month = {5}
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journal, January 1997


Structural investigations of new calcium - rare earth (R) oxyborates with the composition Ca4RO(BO3)3
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Crystal Growth and Optical Characterization of Rare-Earth (Re) Calcium Oxyborate ReCa$_{\bf 4}$O(BO$_{\bf 3}$)$_{\bf 3}$ (Re = Y or Gd) as New Nonlinear Optical Material
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