Energy Transfer between Manganese and Erbium Ions in MnF2

  • J. M. Flaherty
  • B. Di Bartolo
Conference paper


We have studied the fluorescence characteristics of the system MnF2:Er and found evidence of a Mn2+→Er3+ energy transfer process. The temperature dependence of this process reveals itself through the spectral behavior of the Er system.


Excitation Spectrum Energy Transfer Process Decay Pattern Thermal Dependence Energy Level Scheme 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Flaherty
    • 1
  • B. Di Bartolo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsBoston CollegeChestnut HillUSA

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