Nonradiative Transitions Between Electronic Levels of Optically-Active Ions in Glass

  • G. F. Imbusch
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 249)

Abstract

We examine the nonradiative multiphonon relaxation mechanism between electronic levels of optically-active ions in glasses, and we compare the values of the relaxation rate with that found in crystals.

Keywords

High Frequency Vibration Fluoride Glass Glass Host Radiative Decay Rate Nonradiative Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. F. Imbusch
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity CollegeGalwayIreland

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