potassium niobate

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potassium niobate (plural potassium niobates)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) The salt KNbO3; its crystals have a large nonlinear optical coefficient, and it find use in the manufacture of lasers; nanowires of the substance have been used to produce tunable coherent light.