Abstract

We report for the first time measurements and modelization of the angular distributions of absorption and fluorescence in a monoclinic crystal. Studies on Nd:YCOB revealed specific topologies with ombilics. These new data upgrade the knowledge on low symmetry crystal optics.

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  1. A. I. Zagumennyi, V. A. Mikhailov, and I. A. Shcherbakov, “Rare earth ion lasers - Nd3+,” Handbook of Laser Technology and Applications, Vol. II, Edited by C.E. Webb and J.D.C. Jones, IOP Publishing, 353 (2004).
  2. F. Mougel, K. Dardenne, G. Aka, A. Kahn-Harari, and D. Vivien, “Ytterbium-doped Ca4GdO(BO3)3: an efficient infrared laser and self-frequency doubling crystal,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 164 (1999).
    [Crossref]
  3. J. M. Eichenholz, D. A. Hammons, L. Shah, Q. Ye, R. E Peale, M. Ridcharson, and B. H. T. Chai, “Diodepumped self-frequency doubling in a Nd3+:YCa4O(BO3)3 laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 1954 (1999).
    [Crossref]
  4. Wolf and Born , Principles of Optics (Oxford Pergamon press, 1965).
  5. P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
    [Crossref]
  6. C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).
  7. H. Hellwig, J. Liebertz, and L. Bohaty, “Linear optical properties of the monoclinic bismuth BiB3O6,” J. Appl. Phys. 88, 240 (2000).
    [Crossref]
  8. A. M. Weber, G. Von Bally, A. Shumelyuk, and S. Odoulov, “Reflection-type photorefractive gratings in the hypotiodiphosphate,” Appl. Phys. B Lasers Opt. 74, 29 (2002).
    [Crossref]
  9. A. Shumelyuk, A. Volkov, A. Selinger, M. Imlau, and S. Odoulov, “Frequency-degenerate nonlinear light scattering in low-symmetry crystals,” Opt. Lett. 33, 150 (2008).
    [Crossref] [PubMed]

2008 (1)

2007 (1)

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

2002 (1)

A. M. Weber, G. Von Bally, A. Shumelyuk, and S. Odoulov, “Reflection-type photorefractive gratings in the hypotiodiphosphate,” Appl. Phys. B Lasers Opt. 74, 29 (2002).
[Crossref]

2000 (1)

H. Hellwig, J. Liebertz, and L. Bohaty, “Linear optical properties of the monoclinic bismuth BiB3O6,” J. Appl. Phys. 88, 240 (2000).
[Crossref]

1999 (2)

F. Mougel, K. Dardenne, G. Aka, A. Kahn-Harari, and D. Vivien, “Ytterbium-doped Ca4GdO(BO3)3: an efficient infrared laser and self-frequency doubling crystal,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 164 (1999).
[Crossref]

J. M. Eichenholz, D. A. Hammons, L. Shah, Q. Ye, R. E Peale, M. Ridcharson, and B. H. T. Chai, “Diodepumped self-frequency doubling in a Nd3+:YCa4O(BO3)3 laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 1954 (1999).
[Crossref]

Aka, G.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

F. Mougel, K. Dardenne, G. Aka, A. Kahn-Harari, and D. Vivien, “Ytterbium-doped Ca4GdO(BO3)3: an efficient infrared laser and self-frequency doubling crystal,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 164 (1999).
[Crossref]

Barty, C. P. J.

C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).

Bayramian, A. J.

C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).

Bohaty, L.

H. Hellwig, J. Liebertz, and L. Bohaty, “Linear optical properties of the monoclinic bismuth BiB3O6,” J. Appl. Phys. 88, 240 (2000).
[Crossref]

Born,

Wolf and Born , Principles of Optics (Oxford Pergamon press, 1965).

Boulanger, B.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Boulon, G.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Brenier, A.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Caird, J. A.

C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).

Campbell, R.

C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).

Chai, B. H. T.

J. M. Eichenholz, D. A. Hammons, L. Shah, Q. Ye, R. E Peale, M. Ridcharson, and B. H. T. Chai, “Diodepumped self-frequency doubling in a Nd3+:YCa4O(BO3)3 laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 1954 (1999).
[Crossref]

C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).

Cross, R.

C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).

Dardenne, K.

F. Mougel, K. Dardenne, G. Aka, A. Kahn-Harari, and D. Vivien, “Ytterbium-doped Ca4GdO(BO3)3: an efficient infrared laser and self-frequency doubling crystal,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 164 (1999).
[Crossref]

Ebbers, C. A.

C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).

Eichenholz, J. M.

J. M. Eichenholz, D. A. Hammons, L. Shah, Q. Ye, R. E Peale, M. Ridcharson, and B. H. T. Chai, “Diodepumped self-frequency doubling in a Nd3+:YCa4O(BO3)3 laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 1954 (1999).
[Crossref]

Fei, Y.

C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).

Fontana, M. D.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Freitas, B. L.

C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).

Gadret, G.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Hammons, D. A.

J. M. Eichenholz, D. A. Hammons, L. Shah, Q. Ye, R. E Peale, M. Ridcharson, and B. H. T. Chai, “Diodepumped self-frequency doubling in a Nd3+:YCa4O(BO3)3 laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 1954 (1999).
[Crossref]

Hellwig, H.

H. Hellwig, J. Liebertz, and L. Bohaty, “Linear optical properties of the monoclinic bismuth BiB3O6,” J. Appl. Phys. 88, 240 (2000).
[Crossref]

Imlau, M.

Kahn-Harari, A.

F. Mougel, K. Dardenne, G. Aka, A. Kahn-Harari, and D. Vivien, “Ytterbium-doped Ca4GdO(BO3)3: an efficient infrared laser and self-frequency doubling crystal,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 164 (1999).
[Crossref]

Liao, Z.

C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).

Liebertz, J.

H. Hellwig, J. Liebertz, and L. Bohaty, “Linear optical properties of the monoclinic bismuth BiB3O6,” J. Appl. Phys. 88, 240 (2000).
[Crossref]

Mangin, J.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Ménaert, B.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Mikhailov, V. A.

A. I. Zagumennyi, V. A. Mikhailov, and I. A. Shcherbakov, “Rare earth ion lasers - Nd3+,” Handbook of Laser Technology and Applications, Vol. II, Edited by C.E. Webb and J.D.C. Jones, IOP Publishing, 353 (2004).

Moncorgé, R.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Mougel, F.

F. Mougel, K. Dardenne, G. Aka, A. Kahn-Harari, and D. Vivien, “Ytterbium-doped Ca4GdO(BO3)3: an efficient infrared laser and self-frequency doubling crystal,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 164 (1999).
[Crossref]

Odoulov, S.

A. Shumelyuk, A. Volkov, A. Selinger, M. Imlau, and S. Odoulov, “Frequency-degenerate nonlinear light scattering in low-symmetry crystals,” Opt. Lett. 33, 150 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. M. Weber, G. Von Bally, A. Shumelyuk, and S. Odoulov, “Reflection-type photorefractive gratings in the hypotiodiphosphate,” Appl. Phys. B Lasers Opt. 74, 29 (2002).
[Crossref]

Peale, R. E

J. M. Eichenholz, D. A. Hammons, L. Shah, Q. Ye, R. E Peale, M. Ridcharson, and B. H. T. Chai, “Diodepumped self-frequency doubling in a Nd3+:YCa4O(BO3)3 laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 1954 (1999).
[Crossref]

Pelenc, D.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Porée, F.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Ridcharson, M.

J. M. Eichenholz, D. A. Hammons, L. Shah, Q. Ye, R. E Peale, M. Ridcharson, and B. H. T. Chai, “Diodepumped self-frequency doubling in a Nd3+:YCa4O(BO3)3 laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 1954 (1999).
[Crossref]

Salvestrini, J. P.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Schaffers, K. I.

C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).

Segonds, P.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Selinger, A.

Shah, L.

J. M. Eichenholz, D. A. Hammons, L. Shah, Q. Ye, R. E Peale, M. Ridcharson, and B. H. T. Chai, “Diodepumped self-frequency doubling in a Nd3+:YCa4O(BO3)3 laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 1954 (1999).
[Crossref]

Shcherbakov, I. A.

A. I. Zagumennyi, V. A. Mikhailov, and I. A. Shcherbakov, “Rare earth ion lasers - Nd3+,” Handbook of Laser Technology and Applications, Vol. II, Edited by C.E. Webb and J.D.C. Jones, IOP Publishing, 353 (2004).

Shumelyuk, A.

A. Shumelyuk, A. Volkov, A. Selinger, M. Imlau, and S. Odoulov, “Frequency-degenerate nonlinear light scattering in low-symmetry crystals,” Opt. Lett. 33, 150 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

A. M. Weber, G. Von Bally, A. Shumelyuk, and S. Odoulov, “Reflection-type photorefractive gratings in the hypotiodiphosphate,” Appl. Phys. B Lasers Opt. 74, 29 (2002).
[Crossref]

Sutton, S.

C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).

Vivien, D.

F. Mougel, K. Dardenne, G. Aka, A. Kahn-Harari, and D. Vivien, “Ytterbium-doped Ca4GdO(BO3)3: an efficient infrared laser and self-frequency doubling crystal,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 164 (1999).
[Crossref]

Volkov, A.

Von Bally, G.

A. M. Weber, G. Von Bally, A. Shumelyuk, and S. Odoulov, “Reflection-type photorefractive gratings in the hypotiodiphosphate,” Appl. Phys. B Lasers Opt. 74, 29 (2002).
[Crossref]

Weber, A. M.

A. M. Weber, G. Von Bally, A. Shumelyuk, and S. Odoulov, “Reflection-type photorefractive gratings in the hypotiodiphosphate,” Appl. Phys. B Lasers Opt. 74, 29 (2002).
[Crossref]

Wolf,

Wolf and Born , Principles of Optics (Oxford Pergamon press, 1965).

Ye, Q.

J. M. Eichenholz, D. A. Hammons, L. Shah, Q. Ye, R. E Peale, M. Ridcharson, and B. H. T. Chai, “Diodepumped self-frequency doubling in a Nd3+:YCa4O(BO3)3 laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 1954 (1999).
[Crossref]

Zaccaro, J.

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Zagumennyi, A. I.

A. I. Zagumennyi, V. A. Mikhailov, and I. A. Shcherbakov, “Rare earth ion lasers - Nd3+,” Handbook of Laser Technology and Applications, Vol. II, Edited by C.E. Webb and J.D.C. Jones, IOP Publishing, 353 (2004).

Appl. Phys. B Lasers Opt. (1)

A. M. Weber, G. Von Bally, A. Shumelyuk, and S. Odoulov, “Reflection-type photorefractive gratings in the hypotiodiphosphate,” Appl. Phys. B Lasers Opt. 74, 29 (2002).
[Crossref]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

J. M. Eichenholz, D. A. Hammons, L. Shah, Q. Ye, R. E Peale, M. Ridcharson, and B. H. T. Chai, “Diodepumped self-frequency doubling in a Nd3+:YCa4O(BO3)3 laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 1954 (1999).
[Crossref]

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

H. Hellwig, J. Liebertz, and L. Bohaty, “Linear optical properties of the monoclinic bismuth BiB3O6,” J. Appl. Phys. 88, 240 (2000).
[Crossref]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

F. Mougel, K. Dardenne, G. Aka, A. Kahn-Harari, and D. Vivien, “Ytterbium-doped Ca4GdO(BO3)3: an efficient infrared laser and self-frequency doubling crystal,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 14, 164 (1999).
[Crossref]

Opt. Lett. (1)

Opt. Mater. (1)

P. Segonds, B. Boulanger, B. Ménaert, J. Zaccaro, J. P. Salvestrini, M. D. Fontana, R. Moncorgé, F. Porée, G. Gadret, J. Mangin, A. Brenier, G. Boulon, G. Aka, and D. Pelenc, “Optical characterization of Ca4YO(BO3)3 and Nd:Ca4YO(BO3)3 crystals,” Opt. Mater. 29, 975 (2007).
[Crossref]

Other (3)

C. A. Ebbers, A. J. Bayramian, R. Campbell, R. Cross, B. L. Freitas, Z. Liao, K. I. Schaffers, S. Sutton, J. A. Caird, C. P. J. Barty, Y. Fei, and B. H. T. Chai, “High Average Power Frequency Conversion with Large Aperture YCOB,” in Proceedings of Advanced Solid State Photonisc (ASSP) 2008, WD3 (2008).

A. I. Zagumennyi, V. A. Mikhailov, and I. A. Shcherbakov, “Rare earth ion lasers - Nd3+,” Handbook of Laser Technology and Applications, Vol. II, Edited by C.E. Webb and J.D.C. Jones, IOP Publishing, 353 (2004).

Wolf and Born , Principles of Optics (Oxford Pergamon press, 1965).

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Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Angular distributions of the real part (a) and of the imaginary part (b) of the complex index in the X-Z plane of an orthorhombic crystal. VZ and V℉Z are the optical axes angles.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Top view of the experimental setup for both absorption (λi=0.812 µm) and fluorescence (λi=1.061 µm) angular distributions measurements. λpump=0.812 µm.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Perpendicular (⊥) (dots) and parallel (//) (squares) components of the absorption coefficient at 0.812 µm (a) and of the normalized fluorescence power at 1.061 µm (b) as a function of the angle θ in the X-Z plane of Nd:YCOB.

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n ( θ ) = n 2 n // ( θ ) = [ n 1 2 cos 2 ( θ ) + n 3 2 sin 2 ( θ ) ] 1 2
n ( θ ) = n 2 n // ( θ ) = [ n 1 3 n 1 cos 2 ( θ ) + n 3 3 n 3 sin 2 ( θ ) ] n // ( θ ) 3
ε ̂ = [ ε xx 0 0 0 ε yy 0 0 0 ε zz ] + j [ ε xx 0 ε xz 0 ε yy 0 ε zx 0 ε zz ]
[ n ̂ 2 ε ̂ yy ε 0 ] [ ( ε ̂ xx ε 0 sin 2 ( θ ) + ε ̂ zz ε 0 cos 2 ( θ ) + 2 ε ̂ xz ε 0 cos ( θ ) sin ( θ ) ) n ̂ 2 + ( ε ̂ xz ε 0 ) 2 ε ̂ xx ε ̂ zz ε 0 2 ] = 0
n ( θ ) = ε yy 2 ε 0 ε yy and n // ( θ ) = [ ε xx 2 ε xx 2 cos 2 ( θ ) + ε zz 2 ε zz 2 sin 2 ( θ ) ε xz ε xx ε zz cos ( θ ) sin ( θ ) ] n // ( θ ) 3

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