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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 4 — Feb. 18, 2008
  • pp: 2653–2662

Optical spectroscopic study of Eu3+ crystal field sites in Na3La9O3(BO3)8 crystal

C. Cascales, R. Balda, V. Jubera, J. P. Chaminade, and J. Fernández  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 4, pp. 2653-2662 (2008)

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Time-resolved line-narrowed fluorescence spectroscopy of Eu3+ions in a new oxyborate Na3La9O3(BO3)8 crystal shows the existence of four independent symmetry crystal field sites for the rare-earth ion. A crystal field analysis and simulation of the experimental results have been performed in order to parametrize the crystal field at the Eu3+ sites. A plausible argument about the crystallographic nature of these sites is given.

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

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Original Manuscript: January 3, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 7, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 10, 2008
Published: February 12, 2008

C. Cascales, R. Balda, V. Jubera, J. P. Chaminade, and J. Fernàndez, "Optical spectroscopic study of Eu3+ crystal field sites in Na3La9O3(BO3)8 crystal," Opt. Express 16, 2653-2662 (2008)

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