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Chinese Optics Letters


  • Editor: Zhizhan Xu
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2012
  • pp: 091602–091602

Investigation of emission properties of Tm3+:Y2O3 transparent ceramic

Qing Yi, Taiju Tsuboi, Shengming Zhou, Yosuke Nakai, Hui Lin, and Hao Teng  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 10, Issue 9, pp. 091602-091602 (2012)

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A transparent and emitting ceramic of Y2O3 doped with 6% Tm3+ ions is fabricated by vacuum sintering with ZrO2. Absorption, photoluminescence (PL), and PL excitation (PLE) spectra are investigated in a spectral range of 200 to 2 100 nm at various temperatures between 296 and 12 K. Intense emission band appears at 450 to 465 nm in the visible range. Near-infrared emission bands are observed at 1 200 to 1 300 nm and 1 400 to 1 550 nm, with intense peaks at 1 270, 1 450, and 1 523 nm. The luminescence mechanisms and potential applications of the emissions are discussed with the help of Judd-Ofelt theory and PLE spectra.

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(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials

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Qing Yi, Taiju Tsuboi, Shengming Zhou, Yosuke Nakai, Hui Lin, and Hao Teng, "Investigation of emission properties of Tm3+:Y2O3 transparent ceramic," Chin. Opt. Lett. 10, 091602-091602 (2012)

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