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LiNbO3, Lithium Niobate Crystal - MSE Supplies

LiNbO3, Lithium Niobate Crystal

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Lithium niobate is a ferroelectric material with excellent electro-optic, nonlinear, and piezoelectric properties.  Lithium niobate crystals are important materials for optical waveguides, mobile phones, piezoelectric sensors, optical modulators and various other linear and non-linear optical applications. 

Unit cell constant
a=b=5.148Å     c=13.863 Å
Melt point(℃)
1250
Density(g/cm3
4.64
Hardness
5(mohs)
Through scope
0.4-2.9um
Index of refraction
no=2.286 ne=2.203 (632.8nm)
Nonlinear coefficient
d33=34.45,d31=d15=5.95,d22=13.07 (pmv-1)
Denko coefficient
γ13=8.6,γ22=3.4,γ33=30.8,γ51=28.0,γ22=6.00(pmv-1)
Through scope
370~5000nm >68% (632.8nm)
Thermal expansion
a11=15.4×10-6/k,a33=7.5×10-6/k
Product specification
Size
<Ø3″
Surface quality
10/5
Size tolerances
Z: ±0.3mm
X、Y:±0.1mm
Plane degrees
v8 (632.8nm)
Rotating angles
less than 0.5mm,45 º±5 º
coating film
R<0.2%(1064nm)
Precision
Z: 5′
X、Y:<10′
distorted
<N4(633nm)
Pack
100 clean bag,1000 exactly clean bag

Custom machining is available for different sizes and wafers.

 

 Related Publications:

Lithium niobate: summary of physical properties and crystal structure

RS Weis, TK Gaylord - Applied Physics A, 1985 - Springer

Non-volatile holographic storage in doubly doped lithium niobate crystals

K Buse, A Adibi, D Psaltis - Nature, 1998 - nature.com

Increased optical damage resistance in lithium niobate

DA Bryan, R Gerson, HE Tomaschke - Applied Physics Letters, 1984 - scitation.aip.org

Holographic storage in lithium niobate

FS Chen, JT LaMacchia, DB Fraser - Applied Physics Letters, 1968 - scitation.aip.org

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