Tables for
Volume D
Physical properties of crystals
Edited by A. Authier

International Tables for Crystallography (2013). Vol. D, ch. 1.7, p. 192

Section Cubic crystals

B. Boulangera* and J. Zyssb

aInstitut Néel CNRS Université Joseph Fourier, 25 rue des Martyrs, BP 166, 38042 Grenoble Cedex 9, France, and bLaboratoire de Photonique Quantique et Moléculaire, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, 61 Avenue du Président Wilson, 94235 Cachan, France
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There is no possibility of collinear phase matching in a dispersive cubic crystal because of the absence of birefringence. In a hypothetical non-dispersive anaxial crystal, the 23 three-wave and 24 four-wave phase-matching configurations would be allowed in any direction of propagation.

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