Fabrication and characterization of rare-earth-doped nanostructures on surfaces

TJ Mullen, M Zhang, W Feng, RJ El-khouri, LD Sun… – ACS …, 2011 – ACS Publications

… A 405 nm, 10 mW thermoelectrically cooled violet diode laser (TECBL-10G-405), World Star Tech.,
Toronto, Canada) and a 980 nm, 50 mW infrared diode laser (UH5-50G-980, World Star Tech.) were used
as excitation sources for the Si 3 N 4 tips and the ?-NaYF 4 :Yb,Er nanocrystals …