Lithium Niobate

(

LiNbO3

)
Eigenschaften 
Transmission Range

0.32 - 5.2 µm (thickness 6mm)

Refractive Index

no = 2.237, ne = 2.158 @633 nm

Reflection Loss 

14.6% @0.633µm

Density  

4.64 g/cm3

Melting point  

1253°C

Molecular Weight 

147.8456

Thermal Conductivity  

|| C: 4.6 W/(m·K),  C: 4.19 W/(m·K) (300/304K)

Spec. Heat Capacity  

628 J/(kg·K) 

Thermal Expansion  

|| C: 14.8 · 10-6 /K,  C: 4.1 · 10-6 /K @298K

Hardness (Mohs) 

630

Young's Modulus 

170 GPa

Shear Modulus 

68 GPa

Bulk Modulus  

112 GPa

Elastic Coefficient 

C11 = 202; C12 = 55; C13 = 71; C14 = 3.8; C33 = 242; C44 = 60.1; C66 = 8.3 GPa

Dielectric Constant

82 @298K

Solubility in Water 

unsoluble

Crystal Structure  

Single crystal, synthetic

Crystal Type  

hexagonal, a = 5.15 Å, c = 13.86 Å

Cleavage Planes 

no cleavage

Poisson Ratio  

0.25

Application  

electro optic Q-switch, surface acoustic wave substrate, integrated optical substrate, optical parametric oscillator

Remarkable 
  • Strongly birefringent
  • It performs with electro-optical, photo-elastic, acoustic, piezo-electric and non-linear optical properties
  • Application as Pockels cells, optical parametric oscillators, optical switches for gigahertz frequencies, laser frequency doublers and Q-switch components
  • The maximum diameter is approx. 80 mm

 

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Contact/Inquiry

Korth Kristalle

Am Jägersberg 3
24161 Altenholz

+49 (0)431 - 36 90 50
+49 (0)431 - 36 90 525

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Remarkable

  • Strongly birefringent
  • It performs with electro-optical, photo-elastic, acoustic, piezo-electric and non-linear optical properties
  • Application as Pockels cells, optical parametric oscillators, optical switches for gigahertz frequencies, laser frequency doublers and Q-switch components
  • The maximum diameter is approx. 80 mm