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Tm, Ho:YVO4 crystals
Author(s): Jing Hu; Zhiguo Zhang; Baining Liu; Hans Joachim Eichler; Junlin Qiu; Qingming Chen
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, a kind of new crystals-Tm,Ho:YVO--have been investigated for the use of 2 micrometers lasers. The absorption and fluorescence spectra of the crystals have been measured to get absorption cross section and effective cross section. The characteristics of these crystals varied with concentration of Tm3+ and Ho3+ were discussed to determine the best conditions in which the crystal can work. The temperature effect of the crystals was measured. All the results are contracted with Tm,Ho:YAG to decide whether this kind of crystals can be used in 2 micrometers lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 1999
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3862, 1999 International Conference on Industrial Lasers, (8 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.361096
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Jing Hu, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Zhiguo Zhang, Institute of Physics (China)
Baining Liu, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Hans Joachim Eichler, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Junlin Qiu, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Qingming Chen, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3862:
1999 International Conference on Industrial Lasers
Fuxi Gan; Horst Weber; Zaiguang Li; Qingming Chen, Editor(s)

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