Resonant Secondary Emission of Impurity Centres in Crystals: Luminescence, Hot Luminescence, Light Scattering

  • K. K. Rebane


An approach to luminescence as one of the parts of resonant secondary emission of the impurity centres in crystals under resonant excitation is developed. It is shown how to get a three-step process leading to photoluminescence (absorption (1); relaxation (2); emission (3)) within the framework of the ordinary formulas of second order perturbation theory. Some problems of hot luminescence and light scattering as the other two components (besides ordinary luminescence) of RSE and the important role of the inhomo-geneity of the system are also discussed.


Light Scattering Ground Electronic State Excited Electronic State Impurity Centre Luminescence Centre 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. K. Rebane
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsEstonian SSR Academy of SciencesTartuUSSR

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