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Investigation of interaction of optical centers Pr3+ in a Y2SiO5:Pr3+ crystal
Author(s): N. V. Znamensky; E. A. Petrenko; T. G. Yukina; P. N. Zhmurin; Yuri V. Malyukin
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Paper Abstract

In a Y2SiO5:Pr3+ crystal characterized by two non-equivalent Pr3+ optical centers, the interaction mechanisms between Pr3+ ions as well as between Pr3+ ions and a crystal lattice have been studied. It has been shown that along with the electron-phonon interaction, the interaction between Pr3+ ions and two-level systems made an additional contribution to the homogeneous linewidth of the 3H43P0 optical transition. Two different mechanisms of the Pr3+ interionic coupling have been found. The first mechanism is associated with a dipole-dipole interaction between non-equivalent Pr3+ optical centers, while the other one is governed by a cooperative cross relaxation of the excitation energy among the same type Pr3+ optical centers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 April 2004
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5402, International Workshop on Quantum Optics 2003, (20 April 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.562269
Show Author Affiliations
N. V. Znamensky, Kurchatov Institute (Russia)
E. A. Petrenko, Kurchatov Institute (Russia)
T. G. Yukina, Kurchatov Institute (Russia)
P. N. Zhmurin, Institute for Single Crystals (Ukraine)
Yuri V. Malyukin, Institute for Single Crystals (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5402:
International Workshop on Quantum Optics 2003
Vitaly V. Samartsev, Editor(s)

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