Primary decay pathway of a local mode of a photoexcited ion into a dielectric crystal host lattice

S. G. Demos, Dana M. Calistru, Scot Owen, A. B. Bykov, V. Petricevic, R. R. Alfano

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Abstract

On-resonance and off-resonance Raman scattering and up-converted hot luminescence were used to determine the role of the exact energy resonance between a local mode and a phonon mode on the first step in the decay pathway of a photoexcited ion in a lattice host.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2556-2559
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume82
Issue number12
StatePublished - Mar 22 1999
Externally publishedYes

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    Demos, S. G., Calistru, D. M., Owen, S., Bykov, A. B., Petricevic, V., & Alfano, R. R. (1999). Primary decay pathway of a local mode of a photoexcited ion into a dielectric crystal host lattice. Physical Review Letters, 82(12), 2556-2559.