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  • Vol. 39, Iss. 27 — Sep. 20, 2000
  • pp: 5070–5075

Spectroscopic Studies of Pr3+ Ions in Silver Halide Crystals

Lev Nagli, Alla German, and Abraham Katzir  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 27, pp. 5070-5075 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.39.005070


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Abstract

The luminescence of AgBr and AgBrCl crystals doped with Pr<sup>3+</sup> rare-earth ions was investigated in the visible and infrared spectral ranges. We measured the excitation, emission, and absorption spectra as well as the kinetic parameters over a broad temperature range. The strong influence of the silver halide composition on Pr<sup>3+</sup> ions spectroscopic properties was revealed. We calculated useful optical parameters for Pr:AgBr crystals by using the Judd–Ofelt approximation. Good agreement between the theoretical and the measured parameters was obtained.

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OCIS Codes
(300.1030) Spectroscopy : Absorption
(300.2140) Spectroscopy : Emission
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence
(300.6360) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, laser

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Lev Nagli, Alla German, and Abraham Katzir, "Spectroscopic Studies of Pr3+ Ions in Silver Halide Crystals," Appl. Opt. 39, 5070-5075 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-39-27-5070


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