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OH1 and other high-quality organic crystals are produced and optically prepared in the facilities of Rainbow Photonics in Switzerland.


High quality crystals
Cut and polished for various applications
Large nonlinear optical susceptibilities
Large electro-optic coefficients
Phase matching for THz-wave generation between 1200 nm and 1460 nm
Electro-Optic OH1 Crystals

– Efficient THz generation and detection from 0.1 to >10 THz
– Fast electro-optic modulation
– Optical parametric generation


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Further Reading

“A hydrogen-bonded organic nonlinear optical crystal for high-efficiency terahertz generation and detection”; F. Brunner, O. Kwon, S. Kwon, M. Jazbinsek, A. Schneider, P. Günter, Optics Express 16, 16496-16508 (2008).

“Configurationally locked, phenolic polyene organic crystal 2-{3-[4-hydroxystyryl]-5,5- dimethylcyclohey-2-enylidene}malononitrile: linear and nonlinear optical properties”; C. Hunziker, S. Kwon, H. Figi, F. Juvalta, O. Kwon, M. Jazbinsek, P. Günter, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 25, 1678-1683 (2008).

“Organic phenolic configurationally locked polyene single crystals for electro-optic and terahertz wave applications”; O. Kwon, S. Kwon, M. Jazbinsek, F. Brunner, J. Seo, C. Hunziker, A. Schneider, H. Yun, Y. Lee, P. Günter, Adv. Funct. Mater. 18, 3242-3250 (2008).

“Scaling submillimeter single-cycle transients toward megavolts per centimeter field strength via optical rectification in the organic crystal OH1”; C. Ruchert, C. Vicario, C.P. Hauri, Opt. Lett. 37, 899 (2012).