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TitlePiezoelectric, nonliner optical, electro-optical, and pyroelectric properties of cesium hydrogen malate hydrate crystal
Author(s)Isakov, D. V.
Ferreira, F. P.
Barbosa, José Gusman
Ribeiro, J. L.
Gomes, E. Matos
Belsley, M.
KeywordsNon-linear optics
Organic crystals
Issue date2007
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Abstract(s)Cesium hydrogen L-malate monohydrate crystals are shown to be a promising material for several potential applications. The crystals display an exceptionally large piezoelectric coefficient, d(22)=23.7 pm/V. They are also an efficient generator of the optical second harmonic of near infrared light, being close to an order of magnitude more efficient than potassium diphosphate crystals. A relatively strong electro-optic response (the figure of merit 1/2 parallel to n(1)r(12)-n(3)r(32)parallel to was found to be 4.83 pm/V) and a reasonable pyroelectric coefficient (p(2)=2.5x10(-4) mu C/cm(2) K at 245 K) are also observed. (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/13924
DOI10.1063/1.2591237
ISSN0003-6951
Peer-Reviewedyes
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