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Title: Optical energy storage and reemission based weak localization of light and accompanying random lasing action in disordered Nd{sup 3+} doped (Pb, La)(Zr, Ti)O{sub 3} ceramics

Abstract

Multi-mode random lasing action and weak localization of light were evidenced and studied in normally transparent but disordered Nd{sup 3+} doped (Pb,La)(Zr,Ti)O{sub 3} ceramics. Noticeable localized zone and multi-photon process were observed under strong pumping power. A tentative phenomenological physical picture was proposed by taking account of diffusive process, photo-induced scattering, and optical energy storage process as dominant factors in elucidating the weak localization of light observed. Both the decreased transmittance (increased reflectivity) of light and the observed long lasting fading-off phenomenon supported the physical picture proposed by us.

Authors:
; ; ;  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Department of Physics, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001 (China)
  2. (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22314585
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of Applied Physics; Journal Volume: 116; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: (c) 2014 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; CERAMICS; DOPED MATERIALS; ENERGY STORAGE; MULTI-PHOTON PROCESSES; NEODYMIUM IONS; OPTICAL PUMPING; OZONE; RANDOMNESS; REFLECTIVITY; SCATTERING; VISIBLE RADIATION

Citation Formats

Xu, Long, Zhao, Hua, Xu, Caixia, Zhang, Siqi, Zhang, Jingwen, E-mail: jingwenz@gmail.com, and Boston Applied Technologies, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts 01801. Optical energy storage and reemission based weak localization of light and accompanying random lasing action in disordered Nd{sup 3+} doped (Pb, La)(Zr, Ti)O{sub 3} ceramics. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4892873.
Xu, Long, Zhao, Hua, Xu, Caixia, Zhang, Siqi, Zhang, Jingwen, E-mail: jingwenz@gmail.com, & Boston Applied Technologies, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts 01801. Optical energy storage and reemission based weak localization of light and accompanying random lasing action in disordered Nd{sup 3+} doped (Pb, La)(Zr, Ti)O{sub 3} ceramics. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4892873.
Xu, Long, Zhao, Hua, Xu, Caixia, Zhang, Siqi, Zhang, Jingwen, E-mail: jingwenz@gmail.com, and Boston Applied Technologies, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts 01801. Thu . "Optical energy storage and reemission based weak localization of light and accompanying random lasing action in disordered Nd{sup 3+} doped (Pb, La)(Zr, Ti)O{sub 3} ceramics". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4892873.
@article{osti_22314585,
title = {Optical energy storage and reemission based weak localization of light and accompanying random lasing action in disordered Nd{sup 3+} doped (Pb, La)(Zr, Ti)O{sub 3} ceramics},
author = {Xu, Long and Zhao, Hua and Xu, Caixia and Zhang, Siqi and Zhang, Jingwen, E-mail: jingwenz@gmail.com and Boston Applied Technologies, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts 01801},
abstractNote = {Multi-mode random lasing action and weak localization of light were evidenced and studied in normally transparent but disordered Nd{sup 3+} doped (Pb,La)(Zr,Ti)O{sub 3} ceramics. Noticeable localized zone and multi-photon process were observed under strong pumping power. A tentative phenomenological physical picture was proposed by taking account of diffusive process, photo-induced scattering, and optical energy storage process as dominant factors in elucidating the weak localization of light observed. Both the decreased transmittance (increased reflectivity) of light and the observed long lasting fading-off phenomenon supported the physical picture proposed by us.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4892873},
journal = {Journal of Applied Physics},
number = 6,
volume = 116,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Aug 14 00:00:00 EDT 2014},
month = {Thu Aug 14 00:00:00 EDT 2014}
}