The energy levels of Er3+ ion in yttrium aluminum borate (YAB) single crystals

I. Földvári, E. Beregi, A. Munoz F, R. Sosa, V. Horváth

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Abstract

Spectroscopic investigation of erbium (Er) in yttrium aluminum borate (YAB) single crystals was carried out. Er-doped YAB was grown by the top-seeded flux method. The energy levels and Stark conmponents of 12 transitions were identified in the absorption spectra. The number and shape of the spectral lines indicated that the Er+3 ions were built into one specific lattice site without aggregation at high dopant concentrations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)241-244
Number of pages4
JournalOptical Materials
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2002

Keywords

  • Absorption spectra
  • Er-dopant
  • YAB
  • Yttrium aluminum borate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Computer Science(all)
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Spectroscopy
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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