Peer reviewed papers


  1. Y.  Sato and T. Taira, "Model for the polarization dependence of the saturable absorption in Cr4+:YAG," Opt. Mater. Express 7, 577-586 (2017).

  2. Y. Sato and T. Taira, "Numerical model for thermal parameters in optical materials," Proc. SPIE, 9893, 98930F (2016).

  3. Y. Sato, M. Arzakantsyan, J. Akiyama, and T. Taira, "Anisotropic Yb:FAP laser ceramics by micro-domain control," Opt. Mater. Express, vol. 4, no. 10, pp. 2006-2015 (2014).

  4. Y.  Sato and T. Taira, "Highly accurate interferometric evaluation of thermal expansion and dn/dT of optical materials," Opt. Mater. Express, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 876-888 (2014).

  5. Y. Sato, J. Akiyama, and T. Taira, "Orientation control of micro-domains in anisotropic laser ceramics," Opt. Materi. Express, 3, pp. 829-841 (2013).

  6. Y. Sato, J. Akiyama, and T. Taira, “Fundamental investigations in orientation control process for anisotropic laser ceramics” Phys. Status Solidi (c). 10, 896-902 (2013). (Invited)

  7. Y. Sato and T. Taira, "Temperature dependencies of stimulated emission cross section for Nd-doped solid-state laser materials," Opt. Mater. Express, 2, pp. 1076-1087 (2012).

  8. Y. Sato, J. Akiyama, and T. Taira, "Micro-domain controlled anisotropic laser ceramics assisted by rare-earth trivalent," Proc. SPIE, 8206, 82061T (2012). (Invited)

  9. Y. Sato and T. Taira, "Variation of the stimulated emission cross section in Nd:YAG caused by the structural changes of Russell-Saunders manifolds," Opt. Mater. Express, 1, pp. 514-522 (2011).

  10. Y. Sato, T. Taira, V. Smirnov, L. Glebova, and L. Glebov, "Continuous-wave diode-pumped laser action of Nd3+-doped photo-thermo-refractive glass," Opt. Lett., 36, pp. 2257-2259 (2011).

  11. J. Akiyama, Y. Sato, and T. Taira, "Laser demonstration of diode-pumped Nd3+-doped fluorapatite anisotropic ceramics," Appl. Phys. Express, 4, 022703 (2011).

  12. J. Akiyama, Y. Sato, and T. Taira, "Laser ceramics with rare-earth-doped anisotropic materials," Opt. Lett., 35, pp. 3598-3600 (2010).

  13. Y. Sato, J. Akiyama, and T. Taira, "Effects of rare-earth doping on thermal conductivity in Y3Al5O12 crystals," Opt. Materi., 31, pp. 720-724 (2009).

  14. Y. Sato and T. Taira, "Micro solid-state photonics materials - properties of lasers materials -," The Review of Laser Engineering, vol. 37, no. 4 (Special Issue on Micro Solid-State Photonics), pp. 242-247 (2009). (in Japanese)

  15. Y. Sato, H. Ishizuki, and T. Taira, "Novel model of thermal conductivity for optical materials," The Review of Laser Engineering Supplemental Volume 2008, pp. 1081-1084 (2008).

  16. T. Taira, Y. Sato, "A general model of a thermal conductivity for optical materials," Proc. of SPIE vol. 6952 69520E-1~3 (2008). (Invited)

  17. Y. Sato, A. Ikesue, and T. Taira, "Tailored spectral designing of layer-by-layer type composite Nd:Y3ScAl4O12/Nd:Y3Al5O12 ceramics," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., 13, pp. 838-843 (2007).

  18. Y. Sato, J. Saikawa, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, "Characteristics of Nd3+-doped Y3ScAl4O12 ceramic laser, " Opt. Materi., 29, pp. 1277-1282 (2007).

  19. J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, "Femtosecond Yb3+-doped Y3(Sc0.5Al0.5)2O12 ceramic laser, " Opt. Materi., 29, pp. 1283-1288 (2007).

  20. Y. Sato and T. Taira, "The studies of thermal conductivity in GdVO4, YVO4, and Y3Al5O12 measured by quasi-one-dimensional flash method," Opt. Express, 14, pp. 10528-10536 (2006).

  21. T. Taira, Y. Sato, J. Saikawa and A. Ikesue, "Spectroscopic properties and laser operation of RE3+-ion doped garnet materials," Proc. of SPIE, vol. 6216, pp. 62160J-1~12 (2006).

  22. Y. Sato, and T. Taira, “Comparative study on the spectroscopic properties of Nd:GdVO4 and Nd:YVO4 with hybrid process,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant. Electron., 11, pp. 613-620 (2005).

  23. Y. Sato, J. Saikawa, T. Taira, O. Nakamura, and Y. Furukawa, “Stark levels, selection rules, and polarized cross sections of Yb:GdVO4 single crystal,” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, 98, pp. 13-17 (2005).

  24. J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, “879-nm direct-pumped Nd:GdVO4 lasers: 1.3-μm laser emission and heat generation characteristics,” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, 98, pp. 183-187 (2005).

  25. N. Pavel, Y. Sato, T. Taira, Y. Tamaoki, and H. Kan, “Generation of 5 W continuous-wave green power at 531 nm based on a frequency-doubled Nd:GdVO4 micro-laser pumped into the emitting level at 879 nm,” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, 98 pp. 462-467 (2005).

  26. Y. Sato, J. Saikawa, I. Shoji, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, “Spectroscopic properties and laser operation of Nd:Y3ScAl4O12 polycrystalline gain media, solid solutions of Nd: Y3Al5O12 and Nd:Y3Sc2Al3O12 ceramics,” J. Ceram. Soc. Jpn. Supple.,112, pp. S313-S316 (2004).

  27. Y. Sato, and T. Taira, “Saturation factors of pump absorption in solid-state lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron., 40, pp. 270-280 (2004).

  28. Y. Sato, T. Taira, O. Nakamura, and Y. Furukawa, “Spectroscopic properties of disordered single crystals: solid-solution of Gd3Ga5O12 and Nd3Ga5O12,” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, 94, pp. 288-292 (2004).

  29. Y. Sato, N. Pavel, and T. Taira, “Spectroscopic properties and near quantum-limit laser-oscillation in Nd:GdVO4 single crystal,” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, 94, pp. 405-409 (2004).

  30. J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, T. Taira and A. Ikesue, “Passive mode locking of a mixed garnet Yb:Y3ScAl4O12 ceramic laser,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 85, pp. 5845-5847 (2004).

  31. J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, T. Taira and A. Ikesue, “Absorption, emission spectrum properties and efficient laser performances of Yb:Y3ScAl4O12 ceramics,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 85, pp. 1898-1900 (2004).

  32. J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, “Spectroscopic properties and efficient cw and mode-locked laser performances of Yb3+-doped Y3ScAl4O12 ceramics,” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, 94, pp. 222-226 (2004).

  33. J. Saikawa, Y. Sato, I. Shoji, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, “Passively mode-locked Nd3+-doped Y3ScAl4O12 ceramic laser with a cascaded quadratic nonlinear mirror,” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, 94, pp. 319-322 (2004).

  34. W. K. Jang, T. Taira, Y. Sato, and Y. M. Yu, “Laser emission under 4F5/2 and 4F3/2 pumping in Nd:LSB micro-laser,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., 43, pp. L70-L71 (2004).

  35. V. Lupei, A. Lupei, N. Pavel, T. Taira, Y. Sato, and A. Ikesue "Comparison of Nd:YAG single crystals and transparent ceramics as laser materials," Proc. of SPIE, vol. 5581, pp. 212~219 (2004).

  36. N. Pavel, Y. Sato, V. Lupei, and T. Taira, "Highly efficient laser operation of Nd-vanadates under direct pumping into the emitting level," Proc. of SPIE, vol. 5581, pp. 135~242 (2004).

  37. V. Lupei, N. Pavel, Y. Sato, and T. Taira, “Highly efficient 1063-nm continuous-wave laser emission in Nd:GdVO4,” Opt. Lett., 28, pp. 2366-2368 (2003).

  38. Y. Sato, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, “Spectral parameters of Nd3+-ion in the polycrystalline solid-solution composed of Y3Al5O12 and Y3Sc2Al3O12,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., 42, pp. 5071-5074 (2003).

  39. Y. Sato, T. Taira, N. Pavel, and V. Lupei, “Laser operation with near quantum-defect slope efficiency in Nd:YVO4 under direct pumping into emitting level,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 83, pp. 844-846 (2003).

  40. A. Lupei, V. Lupei, T. Taira, Y. Sato, A. Ikesue, and C. Gheorghe, “Energy transfer processes of Nd3+ in Y2O3 ceramic,” J. Lumin., 102-103, pp. 72-76 (2003).

  41. Y. Sato, I. Shoji, T. Taira, and A. Ikesue, "The spectroscopic properties and laser characteristics of polycrystalline Nd:Y3ScxAl(5-x)O12 media," OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, 83, pp. 444-450 (2003).

  42. Y. Sato, T. Taira, N. Pavel, and V. Lupei, "Laser oscillation with more than 80% slope efficiency in Nd:YVO4 under direct pumping into the emitting level," OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, 83, pp. 46-50 (2003).

  43. Y. Sato, and T. Taira, “Spectroscopic properties of neodymium doped yttrium orthovanadate single crystals with High resolution measurement,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., 41, 5999 (2002).

  44. I. Shoji, Y. Sato, S. Kurimura, V. Lupei, T. Taira, A. Ikesue, and K. Yoshida, “Thermal-birefringence-induced depolarization in Nd:YAG ceramics,” Opt. Lett., 27, pp. 234-236 (2002).

  45. V. Lupei, A. Lupei, S. Georgescu, B. Diaconescu, T. Taira, Y. Sato, S. Kurimura, and A. Ikesue, “High-resolution spectroscopy and emission decay in concentrated Nd;YAG ceramics,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 19, pp. 360-368 (2002).

  46. Y. Sato, I. Shoji, S. Kurimura, T. Taira, N. Senguttvan, M. Ishii, and M. Kobayashi, “Optical absorption and emission spectroscopy of Nd:Bi4Si3O12 grown by Bridgman method,” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, 50, pp. 67-71 (2001).

  47. Y. Sato, I. Shoji, S. Kurimura, T .Taira, and A. Ikesue, “Spectroscopic properties of neodymium-doped Y2O3 ceramics,” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, 50, pp. 417-421 (2001).

  48. N. Senguttvan, N. Kidokoro, K. Ootsuka, M. Ishii, M. Kobayashi, T. Taira, Y. Sato, and S. Kurimura, “Crystal growth and optical properties of Bi4Si3O12:Nd,” J. Cryst. Growth, 22, pp. 188-192 (2001).

  49. V. Lupei, A. Lupei, S. Georgescu, T. Taira, Y. Sato, and A. Ikesue, “The effect of Nd concentration on the spectroscopic and emission decay properties of highly doped Nd:YAG ceramics,” Phys. Rev., B64, 092102 (2001).

  50. A. Ikesue, and Y. Sato, “Synthesis of Pr Heavily-Doped, transparent YAG ceramics,” J. Ceram. Soc. Jpn., 109, pp. 640-642 (2001).

  51. I. Shoji, Y. Sato, S. Kurimura, V. Lupei, T. Taira, A. Ikesue, and K. Yoshida, “Thermal birefringence in Nd:YAG ceramics,” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, 50, pp. 273-278 (2001).

  52. I. Shoji, S. Kurimura, Y. Sato, T. Taira, A. Ikesue, and K. Yoshida, “Optical properties and laser characteristics of highly Nd3+ doped YAG ceramics,” OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, 34, pp. 475-479 (2000).

  53. A. Ikesue, T. Taira, Y. Sato, and K. Yoshida, “High-performance microchip lasers using polycrystalline Nd:YAG ceramics,” J. Ceram. Soc. Jpn., 108, pp. 428-430 (2000).

  54. I. Shoji, S. Kurimura, Y. Sato, T. Taira, A. Ikesue, and K. Yoshida, “Optical properties and laser characteristics of highly Nd3+-doped Y3Al5O12 ceramics,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 77, pp. 939-941 (2000).

  55. 佐藤庸一, 家久信明, 軽部規夫, “今後のレーザ加工装置の展望 YAGレーザ,” レーザ熱加工研究会誌, 3, pp. 9-14 (1996).

  56. S. Mazumdar, F. Guo, K. Meissner, B. Fluegel, N. Peyghambarian, M. K. Gonokami, Y. Sato, K. Ema, R. Shimano, T. Tokihiro, H. Ezaki, and E. Hanamura, “A new class of collective excitations: Exciton strings,” J. Chem. Phys., 23, pp. 9283-9291 (1996).

  57. S. Mazumdar, F. Guo, K. Meissner, B. Fluegel, N. Peyghambarian, M. K. Gonokami, Y. Sato, K. Ema, R. Shimano, T. Tokihiro, H. Ezaki, and E. Hanamura, “Exciton-to biexciton transition in quasi-one-dimensional organics,” J. Chem. Phys., 23, pp. 9292-9296 (1996).

  58. M. K. Gonokami, N. Peyghambarian, K. Meissner, B. Fluegel, Y. Sato, K. Ema, R. Shimano, S. Mazumdar, F. Guo, T. Tokihiro, E. Ezaki, and E. Hanamura, “Exton strings in an organic charge-transfer crystal,” Nature, 367, pp. 47-48 (1994).


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