We grew high-quality Yb:YVO4, Yb:GdVO4 and Yb:LuVO4 by the floating zone method. Favorable optical properties were measured with these crystals. Maximum absorption coefficient and fluorescence bandwidth of 27cm-1 and 20nm (FWHM) were observed for Yb:LuVO4.
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T. Ogawa, Y. Urata, S. Wada, M. Higuchi, and J. Takahashi, " Optical Properties of the Yb-Doped Vanadates for Ultra Short Pulse Application," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper WB4.
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