Abstract

We have discovered a new nonlinear optical BaAlBO<sub>3</sub>F<sub>2</sub> (BABF) crystal. It has a structure similar to that of KBe<sub>2</sub>BO<sub>3</sub>F<sub>2</sub> but can easily be grown as large crystal and does not contain toxic elements in its composition

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