We observe that laser performance improves far more upon cooling to liquid nitrogen temperature in ceramic Yb:Y2O3 than in Yb:Sc2O3. Differences in the temperature dependence of their spectra suggest a possible reason for this difference.
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N. Ter-Gabrielyan, M. Dubinskii, L. D. Merkle, and G. A. Newburgh, " Yb-Doped Sesquioxide Ceramics: Temperature Dependent Laser Performance and Spectroscopy," in Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper MB5.
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