Growth of highly Yb-doped Ca4GdO(BO3)3 crystal and its laser properties

H. J. Zhang, X. L. Meng, P. Wang, L. Zhu, X. S. Liu, X. M. Liu, Y. Y. Yang, R. H. Wang, J. Dawes, J. Piper, S. J. Zhang, L. K. Sun

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Abstract

Tb-doped Ca4GdO(BO3)3 crystals were grown by the Czochralski method from Gd2O3, CaCO3, B2O3 and Yb2O3. The as-grown crystal, which was of excellent quality, was cut into a crystal sample and was investigated for laser properties. The crystal showed a good potential as Yb-doped laser material, but it is not suitable for self-frequency doubling.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1-R2
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (A) Applied Research
Volume177
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000
EventThe 216. WE-Heraeus Seminar on Nitrogen in Solids and at Solid Surfaces: Present Status and Future Trends - Ilmenau, Ger
Duration: May 30 1999Jun 2 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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