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

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