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DSTMS and other high-quality organic crystals are produced and optically prepared in the facilities of Rainbow Photonics in Switzerland.
4-N,N-dimethylamino-4’-N’-methyl-stilbazolium 2,4,6-trimethylbenzenesulfonate


High quality crystals
Cut and polished for various applications
Large nonlinear optical susceptibilities
Large electro-optic coefficients
Phase matching for THz-wave generation between 720 nm and 1650 nm
Electro-Optic DSTMS Crystals

– Efficient THz generation and detection from 0.3 to >20 THz
– Fast electro-optic modulation
– Optical parametric generation
– Efficient frequency doubling of 1.55 μm radiation


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Further Reading

“Optical properties of 4-N,N-dimethylamino-4′-N’-methyl-stilbazolium 2,4,6-trimethylbenzenesulfonate crystals at terahertz frequencies”; M. Stillhart, A. Schneider and P. Günter, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 1914-1919 (2008).

“Large-Size Bulk and Thin-Film Stilbazolium-Salt Single Crystals for Nonlinear Optics and THz Generation”; Z. Yang, L. Mutter, M. Stillhart, B. Ruiz, S. Aravazhi, M. Jazbinsek, A. Schneider, V. Gramlich, P. Günter, Adv. Funct. Mater., 17, 2018-2023 (2007).

“Linear and nonlinear optical properties of the organic crystal DSTMS”; L. Mutter, F. Bruner, Z. Yang, M. Jazbinsek, P. Günter, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B24, 2556-2560 (2007).

“Spatiotemporal Focusing Dynamics of Intense Supercontinuum THz Pulses”; C. Ruchert, C. Vicario and C. P. Hauri,Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 123902 (2013).