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Light luminescence quenching in Nd-doped crystals: the method for nonradiative relaxation rate measurements
Author(s): Vitaly V. Grabovski; S. E. Zelensky; B. A. Ochrimenko; Dmytro Y. Yatskiv
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Paper Abstract

Nonradiative relaxation from the 4G7/2 level of Nd3+ in YAG was investigated by the luminescence light quenching method. This method is described in detail. Luminescence quenching from the 4F3/2 level is a result of stimulated emission under simultaneous 532 and 1064 nm pulse excitation. The experimental data is compared with theoretical data. The relaxation rate from 4G7/2 level in YAG was estimated to be about 109 sec-1.

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Date Published: 5 January 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2041, Mode-locked and Other Ultrashort Laser Designs, Amplifiers, and Applications, (5 January 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.165639
Show Author Affiliations
Vitaly V. Grabovski, Institute of Semiconductor Physics (Ukraine)
S. E. Zelensky, Kiev Univ. (Ukraine)
B. A. Ochrimenko, Kiev Univ. (Ukraine)
Dmytro Y. Yatskiv, Dynamic Ltd. (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2041:
Mode-locked and Other Ultrashort Laser Designs, Amplifiers, and Applications
Michel Piche; Paul W. Pace, Editor(s)

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