Cascade Emission of Two Photons Induced by the Interaction of an Electron-Hole Pair with an Impurity Center in Alkali Halides

  • I. Jaek
  • M. Kink
  • S. Zazubovich
  • V. Osminin


Two processes are discussed which allow one to observe the multiplication of photons in the framework of linear optics. It is shown that the interaction of each electron-hole pair with an impurity ion or some crystal defect may be accompanied by the emission of two photons with different energies.


Crystal Defect Anion Vacancy Alkali Halide Linear Optic Photon Multiplication 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Jaek
    • 1
  • M. Kink
    • 1
  • S. Zazubovich
    • 1
  • V. Osminin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Physics and AstronomyAcademy of Sciences of Estonian SSRTartuUSSR

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