Caesium lithium borate

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Caesium lithium borate
Molecular formula CsLiB6O10
Molar mass 364.71 g/mol
Crystal structure tetragonal, point group 4m2
Lattice constant a = 1049.4 pm, c = 893.9 pm
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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CsLiB6O10 (Caesium lithium borate, CLBO) is a non-linear crystal for ultraviolet applications and generates the fourth and fifth harmonics of the Nd:YAG fundamental laser wavelength (1064 nm).

Nonlinear optical properties of CLBO[edit]

Harmonics wavelength
Phase-matching angle
Calculated deff
Walk-off angle
Angular bandwidth
Spectral bandwidth
Temperature bandwidth
266 61.6 0.84 1.83 0.49 0.13 8.3
213 67.3 0.87 1.69 0.42 0.16 5.1


  • Mori, Y.; Kuroda, I.; Nakajima, S.; Sasaki, T.; Nakai, S. (1995), "New nonlinear optical crystal: Cesium lithium borate", Appl. Phys. Lett. 67 (13): 1818, doi:10.1063/1.115413 .
  • Mori, Y.; Yap, Y. K.; Inagaki, M.; Nakajima, S.; Taguchi, A.; Zhou, W. L.; Sasaki, T. (1996), Advanced Solid-State Lasers, Topics in Optics and Photonics 1, Washington, D.C.: Optical Society of America, p. 341, ISBN 1-55752-179-4 .

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