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Pumping dynamics in Yb:Er phosphate glasses
Author(s): Boris Majaron; Matjaz Lukac; Tanja Rupnik
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Paper Abstract

Transient changes of erbium ion level populations in Yb:Er:phosphate glass caused by flashlamp or Nd:glass laser excitation were measured. Dependence of laser pumping efficiency on laser pulse duration was studied for two samples with different Er3+ ion concentrations. Diffusion bottleneck due to low erbium concentration is shown to influence considerably the Yb-Er sensitization process.

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Date Published: 17 June 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1864, Solid State Lasers IV, (17 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.146880
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Boris Majaron, Jozef Stefan Institute and Univ. of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Matjaz Lukac, Jozef Stefan Institute and Iskra Elektrooptika (Slovenia)
Tanja Rupnik, Jozef Stefan Institute (Slovenia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1864:
Solid State Lasers IV
Gregory J. Quarles; Milton A. Woodall II, Editor(s)

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