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Coupled substitution of niobium and silicon in potassium titanyl phosphate and arsenate (KTiOPO4 and KTiOAsO4. Synthesis and nonlinear optical properties of KTi1-xNbxOX1-xSixO4 (X = P, As)

Rangan, Kasthuri K and Prasad, Raghavendra B and Subramanian, CK and Gopalakrishnan, J (1993) Coupled substitution of niobium and silicon in potassium titanyl phosphate and arsenate (KTiOPO4 and KTiOAsO4. Synthesis and nonlinear optical properties of KTi1-xNbxOX1-xSixO4 (X = P, As). In: Inorganic Chemistry, 32 (20). pp. 4291-4293.

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Abstract

Coupled substitution of Nb(V) and Si(IV) for Ti(IV) and P(V)/As(V) in KTiOP04 (KTP) and KTiOAsO4 (KTA) giving new series of nonlinear optical materials, KTi1-xNbxOX1-xSixO4 (X=P,As), has been investigated. Substitution up to x = 0.40 readily occurs, the members retaining the orthorhombic (Pna2(1)) structure of KTP. The second harmonic generation (SHG) property of the parent KTP and KTA is not adversely affected by the coupled substitution. SHG intensity of the powder samples of the X = P series shows a slight increase with x up to x = 0.15; for 0.15 < x less-than-or-equal-to 0.40, there is a decrease in SHG intensity as compared to that for KTP. A similar trend in SHG intensity is seen for the arsenic analogs.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to American Chemical Society.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2011 10:08
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2011 10:08
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/35381

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