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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 3 — Jan. 20, 2011
  • pp: 287–290

Effect of photonic bandgap on upconversion emission in YbPO 4 : Er inverse opal photonic crystals

Zhengwen Yang, Kan Zhu, Zhiguo Song, Dacheng Zhou, Zhaoyi Yin, and Jianbei Qiu  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 3, pp. 287-290 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.50.000287


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Abstract

We obtained upconversion (UC) light-emitting photonic materials ( YbPO 4 : Er ) with an inverse opal structure by the self-assembly technique in combination with a solgel method. The effect of the photonic stopband on the UC luminescence of the H 11 / 2 2 , S 3 / 2 4 I 15 / 2 4 , and F 9 / 2 , 4 I 15 / 2 4 transitions of Er 3 + has been observed in the inverse opals of the Er 3 + -doped YbPO 4 . Significant suppression of the UC emission was detected if the photonic bandgap overlapped with the Er 3 + ions emission band, while enhancement of the UC emission occurs if the emission band appears at the edge of the bandgap.

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OCIS Codes
(260.2160) Physical optics : Energy transfer
(260.3800) Physical optics : Luminescence
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: September 27, 2010
Revised Manuscript: December 1, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: December 3, 2010
Published: January 14, 2011

Citation
Zhengwen Yang, Kan Zhu, Zhiguo Song, Dacheng Zhou, Zhaoyi Yin, and Jianbei Qiu, "Effect of photonic bandgap on upconversion emission in YbPO4:Er inverse opal photonic crystals," Appl. Opt. 50, 287-290 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-50-3-287


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