19 July 1999 Limits of light concentration and energy yield of luminescence
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Proceedings Volume 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics; (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.354779
Event: ICO XVIII 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, 1999, San Francisco, CA, United States
Abstract
Taking the quantum nature of photons as well as the first and second law of thermodynamics into account as universal upper limit for the concentration of incoherent light is found. Furthermore the limitation of light concentration by a 4-energy-level system is investigated. It turns out that both considerations lead to the same limits. Furthermore the conditions for luminescence energy yield exceeding unity are laid down.
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Christoph Zander, Christoph Zander, Karl-Heinz Drexhage, Karl-Heinz Drexhage, } "Limits of light concentration and energy yield of luminescence", Proc. SPIE 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, (19 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.354779; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.354779
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