High-quality Nd:LuVO4 crystals were successfully grown by the floating zone method. Large absorption coefficient of 64cm-1 was observed at 808nm with 1at.% Nd doped crystal. The thermal conductivity of the crystal was measured with temperature wave analysis.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
T. Ogawa, Y. Urata, S. Wada, T. Shimizu, M. Higuchi, J. Takahashi, J. Morikawa, and T. Hashimoto, "Optical properties and thermal characteristics of the floating zone grown Nd:LuVO4 crystals," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics (TOPS), C. Denman and I. Sorokina, eds., Vol. 98 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper 36.
References are not available for this paper.