Non-radiative energy transfer in doubly-doped solid-state laser materials

S. R. Rotman, F. X. Hartmann

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Abstract

Much work is presently ongoing investigating the codoping of crystals with acceptors and donors to achieve new, more efficient laser materials. In this paper, we investigate the possibility that in codoped materials, acceptors and donors are correlated on a microscopic scale even when the macroscopic doping appears to be uniform. A theoretical model for this transfer is presented; data from the most common solid-state laser materials are shown to exhibit this effect.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-161
Number of pages11
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume1182
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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