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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry M. Van Driel
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1178–1180

Ultraviolet broad emission of Pr 3 + : Y 2 Si O 5 crystal by 532 nm two-photon absorption

Haigui Yang, Zhenwen Dai, Ningning Zu, Hanzhuang Zhang, and Zhankui Jiang  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 24, Issue 5, pp. 1178-1180 (2007)

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Ultraviolet broad emission from 265 to 360 nm was observed in a Pr 3 + : Y 2 Si O 5 crystal under pump by a 532 nm Nd:YAG laser. The two-photon simultaneous absorption process is found to be responsible for the UV emission based on the fluorescence intensity dependence on the pump power as well as the related spectroscopic analyses.

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OCIS Codes
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(190.4180) Nonlinear optics : Multiphoton processes
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion
(300.6540) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, ultraviolet

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Original Manuscript: October 12, 2006
Revised Manuscript: January 10, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: January 11, 2007
Published: April 17, 2007

Haigui Yang, Zhenwen Dai, Ningning Zu, Hanzhuang Zhang, and Zhankui Jiang, "Ultraviolet broad emission of Pr3+:Y2SiO5 crystal by 532 nm two-photon absorption," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, 1178-1180 (2007)

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