15 February 2012 Refractive indices and thermo-optic coefficients of Erbium-doped Yttria
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Abstract
The refractive indices and thermo-optic coefficients for varying concentrations of Er3+ doped polycrystalline yttria were measured at a variety of wavelengths and temperatures. A Lorenz oscillator model was employed to model the room temperature indices and thermo-optic coefficients were calculated based on temperature dependent index measurements from .45 to 1.064 microns. Some consequences relating to thermal lensing are discussed.
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Nicholas D. Haynes, David E. Zelmon, Ramesh Shori, "Refractive indices and thermo-optic coefficients of Erbium-doped Yttria", Proc. SPIE 8235, Solid State Lasers XXI: Technology and Devices, 82350E (15 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.916178; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.916178
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