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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 6 — Mar. 21, 2005
  • pp: 2141–2152

Investigation of site-selective symmetries of Eu3+ ions in KPb2Cl5 by using optical spectroscopy

Concepción Cascales, Joaquín Fernández, and Rolindes Balda  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 6, pp. 2141-2152 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.002141


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Abstract

Site-selective time-resolved spectroscopy of Eu3+ in KPb2Cl5 has been investigated by using fluorescence line narrowing technique. A crystal field analysis and simulation of the experimental results has been performed in order to parametrize the crystal field at the Eu3+ sites. Three symmetry independent crystal field sites for the rare-earth ion in this crystal were found. A plausible argument about the crystallographic nature of these sites is given.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3380) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials
(300.6320) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, high-resolution

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: January 19, 2005
Revised Manuscript: March 11, 2005
Published: March 21, 2005

Citation
Concepción Cascales, Joaquín Fernandez, and Rolindes Balda, "Investigation of site-selective symmetries of Eu3+ ions in KPb2Cl5 by using optical spectroscopy," Opt. Express 13, 2141-2152 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-6-2141


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