Table 1

Determination of the stoichiometry of LiNbO3 with phase-matching temperatures (T pm) for crystals of various starting compositions [see (8)].

Li2O (mol %) in meltLi2O (mol %) in crystalTpm (°C)
48.648.6<room temperature
5049.3118
5349.6152
5449.7165
5649.8197
5749.9213
5849.9227