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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 18 — Aug. 30, 2010
  • pp: 19169–19174

Rotation of the absorption frame as a function of the electronic transition in the Nd3+:YCa4O(BO3)3 monoclinic crystal

Simon Joly, Patricia Segonds, Benoît Boulanger, Yannick Petit, Alexandra Peña Revellez, Corinne Félix, and Bertrand Ménaert  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 18, pp. 19169-19174 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.019169


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Abstract

We report the first measurements of the angular distribution of absorption under polarized light corresponding to seven electronic transitions of Nd3+ ions in the monoclinic crystal Nd:YCOB, revealing a rotation of the symmetry axes of the different patterns.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3530) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, neodymium
(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials
(300.1030) Spectroscopy : Absorption

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 16, 2010
Revised Manuscript: July 6, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 11, 2010
Published: August 25, 2010

Citation
Simon Joly, Patricia Segonds, Benoît Boulanger, Yannick Petit, Alexandra Peña Revellez, Corinne Félix, and Bertrand Ménaert, "Rotation of the absorption frame as a function of the electronic transition in the Nd3+:YCa4O(BO3)3 monoclinic crystal," Opt. Express 18, 19169-19174 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-18-19169


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