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Thermo-optical characteristics and concentration quenching effects in Nd3+doped yttrium calcium borate glasses
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10.1063/1.3567091
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FIG. 1.

Representative absorption spectrum of the NYCaB75 glass at room temperature.

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FIG. 2.

Luminescence spectrum of the NYCaB75 glass at room temperature and λexc = 810 nm. The inset presents the integrated intensity of the band at 1060 nm as a function of Nd2O3 content.

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FIG. 3.

(a) Luminescence intensity decay profile of the NYCaB25 glass (λexc = 800 nm); (b) Nd2O3 concentration dependence for 4F3/2 lifetime values in NYCaB100x glasses.

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FIG. 4.

(a) Representative thermal lens transient signal for NYCaB75 sample with λexc = 514.5 nm and λ p = 632.8 nm; (b) Thermal lens phase shift (θ) against the excitation power for NYCaB100x glasses doped with different Nd2O3 concentrations.

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FIG. 5.

(dots) Thermal lens phase shift divided by the absorbed pump power against the normalized lifetime Γ = τ/τ0 for the NYCaB samples. The solid line is the linear fit.

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FIG. 6.

Fluorescence quantum efficiency of NYCaB100x glasses as a function of Nd2O3 concentration.

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FIG. 7.

Dependence on Nd3+ concentration of fluorescence quantum efficiency (η) and figure of merit (ηN t ) for 4F3/2 level in NYCaB100x glass. Open symbols are η results obtained using the thermal lens technique; solid line is the fit of the open symbols using the Eq. (10); and dashed line is the figure of merit calculated with the solid line.

Tables

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Table I.

Samples and Neodymium concentrations investigated.

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Table II.

Experimental and calculated Nd3+ oscillator strength values for the NYCaB100x glasses.

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Table III.

Phenomenological JO intensity parameters for NYCaB100x glasses for three Nd3+ concentrations.

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Table IV.

Radiative transition rates and branching ratios for NYCaB100x glasses.

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Scitation: Thermo-optical characteristics and concentration quenching effects in Nd3+doped yttrium calcium borate glasses
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/jcp/134/12/10.1063/1.3567091
10.1063/1.3567091
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