J. Phys. IV France 12 (2002) Pr5-223
Optimization of Yb 3+-doped inorganic crystals for laser applicationsA. Brenier and G. Boulon
Physical Chemistry of Luminescent Materials, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, UMR 5620 d u CNRS, bâtiment A. Kastler, 10 rue Ampère, 69622 Villeurbanne, France
We present the growth of several Yb 3+ doped crystals by various methods. We compare their laser performances with a theoretical model based on measured spectroscopic parameters and valid in CW regime. We have found that our evaluation differs from De Loach  in the nanosecond regime.
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