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Terbium scandium aluminum garnet: a new efficient material for Faraday rotators?
Author(s): S. Ganschow; A. Gerhardt; Peter Reiche; R. Uecker
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Paper Abstract

Single crystals of terbium scandium aluminum garnet (TSAG) have been grown for application in optical isolators by the Czochralski technique. The crystals were colorless and highly transparent but contained a strained core due to (211) growth faces. The Verdet constant and optical absorption were measured in the range of 500 - 1400 nm.

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Date Published: 14 July 1997
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3178, Solid State Crystals: Growth and Characterization, (14 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.280704
Show Author Affiliations
S. Ganschow, Institute of Crystal Growth (Germany)
A. Gerhardt, Institute of Crystal Growth (Germany)
Peter Reiche, Institute of Crystal Growth (Germany)
R. Uecker, Institute of Crystal Growth (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3178:
Solid State Crystals: Growth and Characterization
Jozef Zmija; Andrzej Majchrowski; Jaroslaw Rutkowski; Jerzy Zielinski, Editor(s)

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