TITLE

Transparent Nd and (Nd, Yb)-doped Sc2O3 ceramics as potential new laser materials

AUTHOR(S)
Lupei, V.; Lupei, A.; Ikesue, A.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/14/2005, Vol. 86 Issue 11, p111118
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highly transparent Sc2O3 ceramics with uniform doping up to 0.5 at. % Nd and with (Nd, Yb) codoping are reported. The spectroscopic and emission decay properties of Nd:Sc2O3 ceramics are similar to those of single crystals. Highly efficient Nd-to-Yb energy transfer is observed in the codoped ceramics. It is inferred that these materials have potential for construction of Nd or Nd-sensitised-Yb lasers.
ACCESSION #
16581563

 

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