Design and Synthesis of the Beryllium-Free Deep-Ultraviolet Nonlinear Optical Material Ba3(ZnB5O10)PO4

Hongwei Yu, Weiguo Zhang, Joshua Young, James M. Rondinelli*, P. Shiv Halasyamani

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Abstract

Access to the elusive deep-ultraviolet by direct second harmonic generation (SHG) enabled by a new beryllium-free zincoborate-phosphate crystal is reported. Ba3(ZnB5O10)PO4, exhibits large SHG responses at 1064 and 532 nm and a short 180 nm absorption edge. Centimeter-size crystals are grown, and quantum mechanical calculations demonstrate the key role played by ZnO4 tetrahedra in the enhanced optical responses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7380-7385
Number of pages6
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume27
Issue number45
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2 2015

Keywords

  • DFT calculations
  • borate-phosphates
  • deep ultraviolet
  • nonlinear optical materials
  • second-harmonic generation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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