Thin crystalline yttria films were deposited on sapphire and quartz substrates by pulsed laser deposition. Emission and excitation spectra of Eu-doped films are similar to the corresponding bulk spectra. Waveguiding of the films was demonstrated.
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B. Neubert, S. Bär, Y. Kuzminykh, H. Scheife, and G. Huber, "Rare-Earth-Doped Yttria Waveguides Grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MB31.
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