Liquid phase epitaxial growth and characterization of Nd:YAG/YAG structures for thin-film lasers

Jerzy Sarnecki , Michał Malinowski , Jerzy Skwarcz , Ryszard Jabłoński , Krystyna Mazur , Dariusz Litwin , Jerzy Sas

Abstract

Liquid phase epitaxy (LPE) is a suitable technique to produce diode laser-pumped solid state lasers with a planar waveguide structure. The thin films of Nd3+, Ga3+ and Lu3+ doped YAG have been grown form a supercooled molten garnet-flux high temperature solution on undoped YAG substrates by the standard LPE dipping technique. The emission spectra and fluorescence lifetimes have been measured for Nd:YAG layers with different concentration of Nd3+ ions. Additionally, the films were investigated versus concentration of neodymium, gallium and lutetium using ESR, x-ray diffraction and micro interferometric techniques. According to above measurements it can be concluded that the obtained epitaxial structures are of good quality.
Author Jerzy Sarnecki - [Instytutu Technologii Materialow Elektronicznych w Warszawie]
Jerzy Sarnecki,,
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, Michał Malinowski (FEIT / MO)
Michał Malinowski,,
- The Institute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics
, Jerzy Skwarcz - [Instytutu Technologii Materialow Elektronicznych w Warszawie]
Jerzy Skwarcz,,
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, Ryszard Jabłoński (FM / IMBE)
Ryszard Jabłoński,,
- The Institute of Metrology and Biomedical Engineering
, Krystyna Mazur - [Instytutu Technologii Materialow Elektronicznych w Warszawie]
Krystyna Mazur,,
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, Dariusz Litwin - [Instytutu Technologii Materialow Elektronicznych w Warszawie]
Dariusz Litwin,,
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, Jerzy Sas
Jerzy Sas,,
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Pages5-10
Book Woliński Wiesław, Jankiewicz Zdzisław (eds.): Proceedings of SPIE Laser Technology VI: Progress in Lasers, vol. 4237, 2000, 1000 20th St. Bellingham WA 98225-6705 USA, SPIE, ISBN 9780819439116, 256 p.
DOIDOI:10.1117/12.402860
URL http://proceedings.spiedigitallibrary.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=898364
Languageen angielski
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Publication indicators Scopus Citations = 6; WoS Citations = 4; GS Citations = 10.0
Citation count*10 (2015-05-01)
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