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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 1984
  • pp: 548–551

Far-IR optical properties of Y3Al5O12, LiYF4, Cs2NaDyCl6, and Rb2NaYF6

Yushu Zhan and Paul D. Coleman  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 4, pp. 548-551 (1984)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.23.000548


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Abstract

The refractive indices n, power absorption constant α (cm−1), and percent transmission T of YAG and YLF were measured in the 10–100-cm−1 range. Only the percent transmission T of thin samples of the elpasolite hexachloride Cs2NaDyCl6 and hexafluoride Rb2NaYF6 was measured in the 10–400-cm−1 range since T was 2–3%. A brief discussion of the far-infrared (FIR) laser possibilities of rare-earth doped crystals is presented.

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History
Original Manuscript: August 27, 1983
Published: February 15, 1984

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Yushu Zhan and Paul D. Coleman, "Far-IR optical properties of Y3Al5O12, LiYF4, Cs2NaDyCl6, and Rb2NaYF6," Appl. Opt. 23, 548-551 (1984)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-23-4-548


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