Multiphonon relaxation rates are analyzed for laser transitions in the 4-6 μm spectral range in fluorite type rare- earth doped laser crystals where they may have a dominant contribution to the relaxation rates of optical excitations.
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Y. V. Orlovskii, T. T. Basiev, K. K. Pukhov, N. A. Glushkov, O. K. Alimov, and S. B. Mirov, "Multiphonon Relaxation of Mid- IR Transitions of RE Ions in Fluorite Type Crystals," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics (TOPS), G. Quarles, ed., Vol. 94 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper 440.
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