Optimization of the gain in Yb3+-doped cubic laser crystals of 99.99% purity

Georges Boulon, Yannick Guyot, Akira Yoshikawa

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This was an outlook on the prediction of the infrared laser potentiality from concentration dependences of the 2F5/2 experimental decay time in Yb3+-doped solid-state crystals mainly on cubic crystals with 99.99% purity which could be extended to laser ceramics of the same composition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)616-618
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Rare Earths
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Aug


  • concentration quenching self trapping
  • fluoride
  • garnet
  • laser crystals
  • lifetime
  • sesquioxide
  • ytterbium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Geochemistry and Petrology

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