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Thermal-lens measurements of fluorescence quantum efficiency in Nd+3-doped fluoride glasses
Author(s): S. M. Lima; Tomaz Catunda; R. Lebullenger; Antonio Carlos Hernandes; Mauro L. Baesso; A. C. Bento
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Paper Abstract

We measured the quantum efficiency ((eta) ) in the concentration range 0.5 - 3.6% Nd+3 doped ZBLAN using a Thermal Lens method. At room temperature and 1 mol% Nd+3 we obtained (eta) equals 0.88 in good agreement with previous Judd-Ofelt calculations.

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Date Published: 19 July 1999
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, (19 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.354909
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S. M. Lima, Univ. de Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Tomaz Catunda, Univ. de Sao Paulo (Brazil)
R. Lebullenger, Univ. de Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Antonio Carlos Hernandes, Univ. de Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Mauro L. Baesso, Univ. Estadual de Maringa (Brazil)
A. C. Bento, Univ. Estadual de Maringa (Brazil)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3749:
18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics
Alexander J. Glass; Joseph W. Goodman; Milton Chang; Arthur H. Guenther; Toshimitsu Asakura, Editor(s)

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