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  • Vol. 59, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1969
  • pp: 60–63

Optical Properties of Cerium-Activated Garnet Crystals

W. W. HOLLOWAY, JR. and M. KESTIGIAN  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 59, Issue 1, pp. 60-63 (1969)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.59.000060


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Abstract

The optical properties of cerium-activated garnet crystals have been investigated. In the garnet crystals showing luminescence, a bright-yellow fluorescence has been observed. The fluorescence exhibits structure at low temperatures, and the wavelength maxima of the fluorescence-spectrum profiles are found to be hostdependent. Energy transfer has been observed from the cerium ion to the neodymium ion.

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W. W. HOLLOWAY, JR. and M. KESTIGIAN, "Optical Properties of Cerium-Activated Garnet Crystals," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 59, 60-63 (1969)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-59-1-60


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