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By Yehoshua Kalisky

This article explains the mutual impacts among the actual and dynamic procedures in solids and their lasing houses. It presents perception into the physics and engineering of strong nation lasers by way of integrating details from numerous disciplines, together with reliable nation physics, fabrics technology, photophysics, and dynamic techniques in solids. The textual content discusses ways to constructing new laser fabrics and contains information tables of easy parameters that may be utilized to laser layout. Novel fabrics and strategies utilized in fresh advancements also are covered.


- record of Abbreviations
- Preface
- Introduction
- good nation Laser Materials
- constitution and Bonding of Solids
- Garnet Crystals as Laser Hosts
- Fluoride Laser Crystals: YLiF4 (YLF)
- Photophysics of good nation Laser Materials
- strength Transfer
- Lasing potency and Sensitization
- Two-Micron Lasers: Holmium- and Thulium-Doped Crystals
- Yb:YAG Laser
- extra on different Crystals: Fluorides and Vanadates
- Appendix: Diode-Pumped reliable kingdom Lasers
- References
- Index

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The configuration of the ionic state with filled shells will be Na+ : 1S2 2S2 3S, and for Cl− it will be Cl− : 1S2 2S2 3S2 3P6 . The electrical charge distribution around the ions in the ionic crystal is approximately spherically symmetric, but is slightly distorted at short distances, close to the contact point. For ions with a charge ±q, separated by an interionic distance r, the electrostatic field is given by ±q/r 2 , where the forces are attractive for charges of opposite signs and repulsive for charges of the same signs.

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2 Ionic bonding In the case of ionic crystals, bonding between the crystal ions is of a coulombic nature which results from electrostatic interaction between the charged ions. The electronic configurations of ionic crystals are closed electronic shells, like inert atoms. However, unlike inert gases, the formation of a closed-shell configuration leads to a charged atom. If we take sodium chloride as an example, the electronic configuration of neutral Na is 1S2 2S2 3S1 while that of the neutral Cl atom is 1S2 2S2 3S2 3P5 .

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