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Influence of some dopants on optical properties of Bi12GeO20 and Bi12SiO20 single crystals grown by the Czochralski technique
Author(s): Andrzej Majchrowski; Mieczyslaw Tadeusz Borowiec; Jozef Zmija; Henryk Szymczak; Miroslaw Zaleski
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Paper Abstract

BGO and BSO single crystals, pure and doped, have been grown by the Czochralski technique. The influence of natural and forced convection flows in the melt on the distribution of dopants in as grown single crystals has been discussed. Strong photochromic effect for such dopants as Cr, Mn and Cu has been observed. The change of the coloration from pale yellow to colorless has been found in case of sulphur doping.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 April 1996
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2795, Nonlinear Optics of Liquid and Photorefractive Crystals, (29 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239215
Show Author Affiliations
Andrzej Majchrowski, Institute of Applied Physics (Poland)
Mieczyslaw Tadeusz Borowiec, Institute of Physics (Poland)
Jozef Zmija, Institute of Applied Physics (Poland)
Henryk Szymczak, Institute of Physics (Poland)
Miroslaw Zaleski, Institute of Physics (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2795:
Nonlinear Optics of Liquid and Photorefractive Crystals
Gertruda V. Klimusheva; Andrey G. Iljin, Editor(s)

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