Optical Crystals from CASTECH, Inc.

NLO Crystals -- BBO Crystal

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NLO Crystals -- BBO Crystal-Image

Beta-Barium Borate (ß-BaB2O4 or BBO), discovered and developed by FIRSM, CAS (Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences), now is manufactured and marketed by CASTECH Inc. The high-quality crystal boule is steadily available from CASTECH, who holds specialized proprietary techniques (flux-method) of the BBO crystal growth.