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Optical and structural properties of Lu3Al5O12:Pr3+ scintillator crystals
Author(s): Ruben Sargsyan
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Paper Abstract

Pr3+-doped Lu3Al5O12 (LuAG:Pr) bulk single crystals were grown along the <100> direction by the vertical Bridgman method. The concentration distribution of Pr3+ over the crystal length was calculated and used to plot the dependence of the absorption coefficient at 582.3 nm (3H4 → 1D2) on the Pr3+ concentration. A concentration series of polycrystalline LuAG:Pr in the form of reacted powders was prepared under reducing atmosphere. Lattice parameters were measured in variously doped single crystals and reacted powders and used for estimation of the extent of non-equivalent substitutions by Lu3+ for Al3+ in octahedral lattice sites.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 March 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7998, International Conference on Laser Physics 2010, 79981K (5 March 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.890889
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Ruben Sargsyan, Institute for Physical Research (Armenia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7998:
International Conference on Laser Physics 2010
Aram V. Papoyan, Editor(s)

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