Measurements of the optical absorption, intermediate state lifetime, excitation spectrum, and luminescence of different upconverting chelate compounds are presented. The influence of the chelating ligand on the luminescence properties of the lanthanide ion is studied.
© Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.6280) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion
X. Xiao, J. Haushalter, and G. Faris, "Optical and luminescence properties of upconverting chelates," in Biomedical Topical Meeting, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper SB4.
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