Inorganic Materials

, Volume 39, Issue 12, pp 1308–1314 | Cite as

Growth and Luminescent Properties of NaGd(WO4)2:Yb3+ Crystals

  • Yu. K. Voron'ko
  • E. V. Zharikov
  • D. A. Lis
  • A. A. Sobol'
  • K. A. Subbotin
  • S. N. Ushakov
  • V. E. Shukshin
  • S. Dröge
Article

Abstract

Data are presented on the spectroscopic properties of Yb3+-activated NaGd(WO4)2, a disordered scheelite-like tungstate potentially attractive as a gain medium. NaGd(WO4)2:Yb3+ crystals are grown by the Czochralski technique. The polarized absorption and luminescence spectra and the luminescence decay kinetics of oriented samples with different Yb3+ concentrations are studied at 300 K. The gain coefficients are calculated for different populations of the upper lasing level 2F5/2 of the Yb3+ ion.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. K. Voron'ko
    • 1
  • E. V. Zharikov
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. A. Lis
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. A. Sobol'
    • 1
  • K. A. Subbotin
    • 1
  • S. N. Ushakov
    • 1
  • V. E. Shukshin
    • 1
  • S. Dröge
    • 3
  1. 1.Russian Academy of SciencesResearch Center for Laser Materials and Technology, Prokhorov General Physics InstituteMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Mendeleev University of Chemical TechnologyMoscowRussia
  3. 3.University of Applied SciencesRussia

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