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KTP Nonlinear crystal Potassium Titanyl Phosphate

Potassium Titanyl Phosphate (KTiOPO4 or KTP) is widely used in both commercial and military lasers including laboratory and medical systems, range-finders, lidar, optical communication and industrial systems.

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    China
  • Shipping Port:

    Fuzhou, China
  • Lead Time:

    3-4weeks
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KTP Nonlinear crystal Potassium Titanyl Phosphate is the most commonly used material for frequency doubling of Nd-doped lasers, particularly at the low or medium power density. It is widely used for frequency mixing to generate Red/Green/Blue output, and for OPO and OPA to generate visible to mid-infrared tunable output. It is also used for many E-O devices such as Q-switches and E-O modulators.


Main applications:

1) Frequency Doubling (SHG) of Nd-doped Lasers for Green/Red Output;

2) Frequency Mixing (SFM) of Nd Laser and Diode Laser for Blue Output;

3) Parametric Sources (OPG, OPA and OPO) for 600nm - 4500nm Tunable Ouptut;

4) E-O Modulators, Optical Switches, Directional Couplers;

5) Optical Waveguides for Integrated NLO and E-O DevicesOPA and OPO.


Advantages:

1) Large nonlinear optical coefficient;

2) Wide angular bandwidth and small walk-off angle

3) Broad temperature and spectral bandwidth;

4) High Electro-Optics(E-O) coefficient and low dielectric constant;

5) Non-hygroscopic, chemically and mechanically stable


Optical and Nonlinear properties of KTP crystal

Transparency Range

350~4500nm

SHG Phase Matchable Range

497 ~ 1800nm (Type II)

Therm-optic Coefficient (/, λ in μm)

dnx/dT=1.1X10-5
dny/dT=1.3X10-5
dnz/dT=1.6X10-5

Absorption Coefficients

<0.1%/cm at 1064nm <1%/cm at 532nm

Angle Acceptance

14.2mrad·cm (φ);55.3mrad·cm (θ) for Type II SHG of a Nd:YAG laser at 1064nm

Temperature Acceptance

24°C·cm for Type II SHG of a Nd:YAG laser at 1064nm

Spectral Acceptance

0.56nm·cm for Type II SHG of a Nd:YAG laser at 1064nm

Walk-off Angle

0.55° for Type II SHG of a Nd:YAG laser at 1064nm

NLO Coefficients

deff(II)≈(d24 - d15)sin2Φsin2θ - (d15sin2Φ + d24cos2Φ)sinθ

Non-vanished NLO susceptibilities

d31=6.5 pm/V d24=7.6 pm/V
d32= 5 pm/V d15=6.1 pm/V
d33=13.7 pm/V

Sellmeier Equations (λ in μm)

nx2=3.0065+0.03901/(λ2-0.04251)-0.01327λ2
ny2=3.0333+0.04154/(
λ2-0.04547)-0.01408λ2
nz2=3.3134+0.05694/(
λ2-0.05658)-0.01682λ2

Electro-optic Coefficients:

r13

r23

r33

r51

r42

Low and High frequency (pm/V)

9.5 and 8.8

15.7and 13.8

36.3 and 35

7.3 and 6.9

9.3 and 8.8

Relative Dielectric Constant

εeff=13


Physical properties of KTP crystal

Crystal Structure

Orthorhombic, space group Pna21,point group mm2

Lattice Parameter

a=6.404Å, b=10.616Å, c=12.814A, Z=8

Melting Point

About 1172°C

Mohs Hardness

5

Density

3.01 g/cm3

Refractive indices

nX = 1,7404; nY = 1,7479; nZ = 1,8296 @1064 nm

Thermal Conductivity

13W/m/K

Thermal Expansion Coefficients

ax=11x10-6/, ay=9x10-6/, az=0.6x10-6/


HGO offers KTP specifications:

Tolerance of cutting angle

△θ≤±0.25°,△φ≤±0.25°

Tolerance of dimension

Dimension+0/-0.1 mmL±0.1mm

Flatness

λ/10 @ 632.8nm

Wavefront distortion

λ/8@ 632.8nm

Surface quality

10/5 per MIL-O-13830A

Parallelism

20

Perpendicularity

5

Clear Aperture:

> 90%

Chamfer:

< 0.1 mm @ 45°

Size

Upon customer request

Coating

AR/HR coating upon customer’s request

Damage Threshold

750MW/CM2 at 1064nm, TEM00, 10ns, 10Hz

Quality Warranty Period

One year under proper use

Why Choose HGO ?

HGO can supply high quality potassium titanyl phosphate (KTiOPO4, KTP) nonlinear crystals. Size up to 20mm*20mm*40mm and length from 0.1mm up to 80mm.

Besides, HGO provides high grey track resistance HGTR-KTP crystals as a solution, which significantly improves the grey-track resistance and overall performance. HGTR-KTP crystals extend the use of KTP as a nonlinear medium to high-power applications.

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