Disorder in laser materials

B. Henderson, K. P. O'Donnell, C. Trager-Cowan, M. Yamaga

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The effects of disorder on optical lineshapes and luminescence decay in potential tunable laser materials are discussed. The particular examples considered include transition metal (TM) ions in insulators, colour centres in MaCl and recombining excitons in II-VI superlattices.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209-216
Number of pages8
JournalRadiation Effects and Defects in Solids
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1991


  • optical materials
  • laser materials
  • luminescence decay


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