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'Polarization' of waves in crystal lattice

In air you have only one type, consisting of alternating compressions and rarefactions of the air. The movement of the air molecules are in that case back and forth in the direction of the wave ...
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How do you determine the basis of a crystal structure?

This is homework-like. However, I can help. If there is any atom purely inside the cell, you count it fully. If there is any atom on a face of the cell, you count it half. You have 8 corners of this ...
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Differences in crystals used for SHG and OPO

There is no fundamental difference between crystals used in SHG and OPO. OPO refers to Optical Parametric Oscillator, and is simply a non-linear crystal placed in a cavity for spontaneous parametric ...
Chris Ze Third's user avatar

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