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SrF2:Nd3+ fluoride ceramics of high optical quality was prepared and its spectroscopic and laser properties investigated. Oscillations of different optical centers depending on the excitation wavelength were obtained with a slope efficiency of up to 19%.

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2008 (1)

2007 (1)

T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, V. A. Konyushkin, V. V. Osiko, L. I. Ivanov, and S. V. Simakov, Quantum Electron. 37, 989 (2007).
[CrossRef]

1997 (1)

T. T. Basiev, P. G. Zverev, A. G. Papashvili, and V. V. Fedorov, Quantum Electron. 27, 574 (1997).
[CrossRef]

1995 (1)

T. T. Basiev, V. B. Sigachev, M. E. Doroshenko, A. G. Papashvili, and V. V. Osiko, Proc. SPIE 2498, 179 (1995).
[CrossRef]

1991 (1)

Akchurin, M. Sh.

Alimov, O. K.

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, A. N. Nakladov, and V. V. Osiko, “Spectroscopic and oscillation properties of Nd3+ ions optical centers in SrF2 crystal,” presented at the 2nd International Conference on Physics of Optical Materials and Devices (ICOM 2009), Herceg Novi, Montenegro (2009).

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kouznetsov, A. N. Nakladov, V. V. Osiko, and O. V. Shlyakhova., “Spectroscopic and laser properties of Yb3+ ions in BaF2-SrF2-CaF2 single crystals and nanoceramics,” presented at the The 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Optical Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter, Lyon (July 7–11, 2008), p. 147.

Basiev, T. T.

T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kuznetsov, V. V. Osiko, and M. Sh. Akchurin, Opt. Lett. 33, 521 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, V. A. Konyushkin, V. V. Osiko, L. I. Ivanov, and S. V. Simakov, Quantum Electron. 37, 989 (2007).
[CrossRef]

T. T. Basiev, P. G. Zverev, A. G. Papashvili, and V. V. Fedorov, Quantum Electron. 27, 574 (1997).
[CrossRef]

T. T. Basiev, V. B. Sigachev, M. E. Doroshenko, A. G. Papashvili, and V. V. Osiko, Proc. SPIE 2498, 179 (1995).
[CrossRef]

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kouznetsov, A. N. Nakladov, V. V. Osiko, and O. V. Shlyakhova., “Spectroscopic and laser properties of Yb3+ ions in BaF2-SrF2-CaF2 single crystals and nanoceramics,” presented at the The 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Optical Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter, Lyon (July 7–11, 2008), p. 147.

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, A. N. Nakladov, and V. V. Osiko, “Spectroscopic and oscillation properties of Nd3+ ions optical centers in SrF2 crystal,” presented at the 2nd International Conference on Physics of Optical Materials and Devices (ICOM 2009), Herceg Novi, Montenegro (2009).

Caird, J. A.

Chase, L. L.

Doroshenko, M. E.

T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kuznetsov, V. V. Osiko, and M. Sh. Akchurin, Opt. Lett. 33, 521 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, V. A. Konyushkin, V. V. Osiko, L. I. Ivanov, and S. V. Simakov, Quantum Electron. 37, 989 (2007).
[CrossRef]

T. T. Basiev, V. B. Sigachev, M. E. Doroshenko, A. G. Papashvili, and V. V. Osiko, Proc. SPIE 2498, 179 (1995).
[CrossRef]

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kouznetsov, A. N. Nakladov, V. V. Osiko, and O. V. Shlyakhova., “Spectroscopic and laser properties of Yb3+ ions in BaF2-SrF2-CaF2 single crystals and nanoceramics,” presented at the The 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Optical Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter, Lyon (July 7–11, 2008), p. 147.

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, A. N. Nakladov, and V. V. Osiko, “Spectroscopic and oscillation properties of Nd3+ ions optical centers in SrF2 crystal,” presented at the 2nd International Conference on Physics of Optical Materials and Devices (ICOM 2009), Herceg Novi, Montenegro (2009).

Fedorov, P. P.

T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kuznetsov, V. V. Osiko, and M. Sh. Akchurin, Opt. Lett. 33, 521 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, A. N. Nakladov, and V. V. Osiko, “Spectroscopic and oscillation properties of Nd3+ ions optical centers in SrF2 crystal,” presented at the 2nd International Conference on Physics of Optical Materials and Devices (ICOM 2009), Herceg Novi, Montenegro (2009).

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kouznetsov, A. N. Nakladov, V. V. Osiko, and O. V. Shlyakhova., “Spectroscopic and laser properties of Yb3+ ions in BaF2-SrF2-CaF2 single crystals and nanoceramics,” presented at the The 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Optical Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter, Lyon (July 7–11, 2008), p. 147.

Fedorov, V. V.

T. T. Basiev, P. G. Zverev, A. G. Papashvili, and V. V. Fedorov, Quantum Electron. 27, 574 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Ivanov, L. I.

T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, V. A. Konyushkin, V. V. Osiko, L. I. Ivanov, and S. V. Simakov, Quantum Electron. 37, 989 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Kaminskii, A. A.

A. A. Kaminskii, Laser Crystals (Springer-Verlag, 1981).

Konyushkin, V. A.

T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kuznetsov, V. V. Osiko, and M. Sh. Akchurin, Opt. Lett. 33, 521 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, V. A. Konyushkin, V. V. Osiko, L. I. Ivanov, and S. V. Simakov, Quantum Electron. 37, 989 (2007).
[CrossRef]

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kouznetsov, A. N. Nakladov, V. V. Osiko, and O. V. Shlyakhova., “Spectroscopic and laser properties of Yb3+ ions in BaF2-SrF2-CaF2 single crystals and nanoceramics,” presented at the The 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Optical Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter, Lyon (July 7–11, 2008), p. 147.

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, A. N. Nakladov, and V. V. Osiko, “Spectroscopic and oscillation properties of Nd3+ ions optical centers in SrF2 crystal,” presented at the 2nd International Conference on Physics of Optical Materials and Devices (ICOM 2009), Herceg Novi, Montenegro (2009).

Kouznetsov, S. V.

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kouznetsov, A. N. Nakladov, V. V. Osiko, and O. V. Shlyakhova., “Spectroscopic and laser properties of Yb3+ ions in BaF2-SrF2-CaF2 single crystals and nanoceramics,” presented at the The 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Optical Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter, Lyon (July 7–11, 2008), p. 147.

Krupke, W. F.

Kuznetsov, S. V.

Nakladov, A. N.

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, A. N. Nakladov, and V. V. Osiko, “Spectroscopic and oscillation properties of Nd3+ ions optical centers in SrF2 crystal,” presented at the 2nd International Conference on Physics of Optical Materials and Devices (ICOM 2009), Herceg Novi, Montenegro (2009).

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kouznetsov, A. N. Nakladov, V. V. Osiko, and O. V. Shlyakhova., “Spectroscopic and laser properties of Yb3+ ions in BaF2-SrF2-CaF2 single crystals and nanoceramics,” presented at the The 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Optical Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter, Lyon (July 7–11, 2008), p. 147.

Nielsen, N. D.

Osiko, V. V.

T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kuznetsov, V. V. Osiko, and M. Sh. Akchurin, Opt. Lett. 33, 521 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, V. A. Konyushkin, V. V. Osiko, L. I. Ivanov, and S. V. Simakov, Quantum Electron. 37, 989 (2007).
[CrossRef]

T. T. Basiev, V. B. Sigachev, M. E. Doroshenko, A. G. Papashvili, and V. V. Osiko, Proc. SPIE 2498, 179 (1995).
[CrossRef]

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kouznetsov, A. N. Nakladov, V. V. Osiko, and O. V. Shlyakhova., “Spectroscopic and laser properties of Yb3+ ions in BaF2-SrF2-CaF2 single crystals and nanoceramics,” presented at the The 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Optical Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter, Lyon (July 7–11, 2008), p. 147.

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, A. N. Nakladov, and V. V. Osiko, “Spectroscopic and oscillation properties of Nd3+ ions optical centers in SrF2 crystal,” presented at the 2nd International Conference on Physics of Optical Materials and Devices (ICOM 2009), Herceg Novi, Montenegro (2009).

V. V. Osiko, Yu. K. Voron’ko, and A. A. Sobol, Spectroscopic Investigations of Defect Structures and Structural Transformations in Ionic Crystals (Springer-Verlag, 1984), pp. 38–86.

Papashvili, A. G.

T. T. Basiev, P. G. Zverev, A. G. Papashvili, and V. V. Fedorov, Quantum Electron. 27, 574 (1997).
[CrossRef]

T. T. Basiev, V. B. Sigachev, M. E. Doroshenko, A. G. Papashvili, and V. V. Osiko, Proc. SPIE 2498, 179 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Payne, S. A.

Shlyakhova, O. V.

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kouznetsov, A. N. Nakladov, V. V. Osiko, and O. V. Shlyakhova., “Spectroscopic and laser properties of Yb3+ ions in BaF2-SrF2-CaF2 single crystals and nanoceramics,” presented at the The 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Optical Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter, Lyon (July 7–11, 2008), p. 147.

Sigachev, V. B.

T. T. Basiev, V. B. Sigachev, M. E. Doroshenko, A. G. Papashvili, and V. V. Osiko, Proc. SPIE 2498, 179 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Simakov, S. V.

T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, V. A. Konyushkin, V. V. Osiko, L. I. Ivanov, and S. V. Simakov, Quantum Electron. 37, 989 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Smith, L. K.

Sobol, A. A.

V. V. Osiko, Yu. K. Voron’ko, and A. A. Sobol, Spectroscopic Investigations of Defect Structures and Structural Transformations in Ionic Crystals (Springer-Verlag, 1984), pp. 38–86.

Voron’ko, Yu. K.

V. V. Osiko, Yu. K. Voron’ko, and A. A. Sobol, Spectroscopic Investigations of Defect Structures and Structural Transformations in Ionic Crystals (Springer-Verlag, 1984), pp. 38–86.

Zverev, P. G.

T. T. Basiev, P. G. Zverev, A. G. Papashvili, and V. V. Fedorov, Quantum Electron. 27, 574 (1997).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

Opt. Lett. (1)

Proc. SPIE (1)

T. T. Basiev, V. B. Sigachev, M. E. Doroshenko, A. G. Papashvili, and V. V. Osiko, Proc. SPIE 2498, 179 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Quantum Electron. (2)

T. T. Basiev, P. G. Zverev, A. G. Papashvili, and V. V. Fedorov, Quantum Electron. 27, 574 (1997).
[CrossRef]

T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, V. A. Konyushkin, V. V. Osiko, L. I. Ivanov, and S. V. Simakov, Quantum Electron. 37, 989 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Other (4)

A. A. Kaminskii, Laser Crystals (Springer-Verlag, 1981).

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, S. V. Kouznetsov, A. N. Nakladov, V. V. Osiko, and O. V. Shlyakhova., “Spectroscopic and laser properties of Yb3+ ions in BaF2-SrF2-CaF2 single crystals and nanoceramics,” presented at the The 15th International Conference on Luminescence and Optical Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter, Lyon (July 7–11, 2008), p. 147.

V. V. Osiko, Yu. K. Voron’ko, and A. A. Sobol, Spectroscopic Investigations of Defect Structures and Structural Transformations in Ionic Crystals (Springer-Verlag, 1984), pp. 38–86.

O. K. Alimov, T. T. Basiev, M. E. Doroshenko, P. P. Fedorov, V. A. Konyushkin, A. N. Nakladov, and V. V. Osiko, “Spectroscopic and oscillation properties of Nd3+ ions optical centers in SrF2 crystal,” presented at the 2nd International Conference on Physics of Optical Materials and Devices (ICOM 2009), Herceg Novi, Montenegro (2009).

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Figures (7)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

SrF 2 : Nd 3 + ceramics sample.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Low-temperature absorption spectrum of Nd 3 + ions in SrF 2 ceramics and different LD oscillation spectra.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Time-resolved fluorescence spectra of Nd 3 + tetragonal L and clustered M-centers in SrF 2 .

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Decay curve of the F 4 3 / 2 Nd 3 + metastable level in SrF 2 ceramics.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Input–output characteristics of SrF 2 : Nd 3 + ceramics under LD pumping.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

Input–output characteristics of SrF 2 : Nd 3 + ceramics under 790 and 805 nm pumping.

Fig. 7
Fig. 7

Oscillation spectrum of SrF 2 : Nd 3 + ceramics under 790 nm pumping.

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