Growth of highly Yb-doped Ca4GdO(BO3)3 crystal and its laser properties

H. J. Zhang*, X. L. Meng, P. Wang, L. Zhu, X. S. Liu, X. M. Liu, Y. Y. Yang, R. H. Wang, J. Dawes, J. Piper, S. J. Zhang, L. K. Sun

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Abstract

Tb-doped Ca4GdO(BO3)3 crystals were grown by the Czochralski method from Gd2O3, CaCO3, B2O3 and Yb2O3. The as-grown crystal, which was of excellent quality, was cut into a crystal sample and was investigated for laser properties. The crystal showed a good potential as Yb-doped laser material, but it is not suitable for self-frequency doubling.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R1-R2
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (A) Applied Research
Volume177
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2000

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