Photoluminescence properties of Er3+-doped BaTiO3 thin films

B. A. Block*, B. W. Wessels

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Abstract

Er3+-doped BaTiO3 thin films were grown on Si (100) by metalorganic chemical vapor deposition. Strong characteristic Er3+ intra-4f shell emission at 0.80 eV is observed at 16 and 295 K. The Er 3+ luminescence intensity is linearly dependent on the pump power. Photoluminescence lifetimes were found to be on the order of 8 ms. These results indicate that Er-doped BaTiO3 has potential as an optically active, nonlinear waveguide medium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-27
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume65
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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