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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 1996
  • pp: 653–655

Room-temperature green upconversion fluorescence of an Er3+-doped laser liquid

C. Koeppen, G. Jiang, G. Zheng, and A. F. Garito  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 653-655 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000653


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Abstract

Room-temperature green upconversion fluorescence of an Er3+-doped POCl3–SnCl4 solution is achieved when the solution is pumped with an 800-nm GaAs laser diode. The upconversion emission at 550 nm is determined to be the result of a two-step absorption process. Numerical analysis reveals that laser systems that employ this erbium-doped laser liquid should be realizable with threshold pump powers as low as 45 mW.

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History
Original Manuscript: January 24, 1996
Published: May 1, 1996

Citation
C. Koeppen, G. Jiang, G. Zheng, and A. F. Garito, "Room-temperature green upconversion fluorescence of an Er3+-doped laser liquid," Opt. Lett. 21, 653-655 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-9-653


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