Bistable emission of a black-body radiator

Redmond, S. M.; Rand, S. C.; Oliveira, S. L.
December 2004
Applied Physics Letters;12/6/2004, Vol. 85 Issue 23, p5517
Academic Journal
Bistable black-body emission is reported from resonantly excited Er3+,Yb3+:Y2O3 nanopowders. A simple model based on thermo-optic nonlinear response in the strongly scattering random medium explains the observed behavior.


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