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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 11 — May. 26, 2008
  • pp: 7997–8002

Absorption and fluorescence anisotropies of monoclinic crystals : the case of Nd:YCOB

Yannick Petit, Benoît Boulanger, Patricia Segonds, Corinne Félix, Bertrand Ménaert, Julien Zaccaro, and Gérard Aka  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 11, pp. 7997-8002 (2008)

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We report for the first time measurements and modelization of the angular distributions of absorption and fluorescence in a monoclinic crystal. Studies on Nd:YCOB revealed specific topologies with ombilics. These new data upgrade the knowledge on low symmetry crystal optics.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.3380) Materials : Laser materials
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(260.2510) Physical optics : Fluorescence

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Original Manuscript: February 15, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 13, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 14, 2008
Published: May 19, 2008

Benoît Boulanger, Yannick Petit, Patricia Segonds, Corinne Félix, Bertrand Ménaert, Julien Zaccaro, and Gérard Aka, "Absorption and fluorescence anisotropies of monoclinic crystals : the case of Nd:YCOB," Opt. Express 16, 7997-8002 (2008)

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