We considered the emission properties of TR3+-doped KPb2Cl5 crystals under different ways of impurity ion excitation: direct excitation of TR 4fn-configuration levels via ground state absorption, or upconversion processes, and UV excitonic or crystalline-matrix excitation.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3380) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
A. M. Tkachuk, S. E. Ivanova, L. I. Isaenko, A. P. Yelisseyev, V. A. Pustovarov, M. Joubert, Y. Guyot, and V. P. Gapontsev, "Emission Peculiarities of TR3+-Doped KPb2Cl5 Laser Crystals under Selective Direct, Upconversion and Excitonic/Host Excitation of Impurity Centers," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MF10.
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