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Chinese Optics Letters


  • Vol. 7, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2009
  • pp: 524–526

Multi-photon upconversion luminescence of Er3+-doped Y2O3 nanocrystals

Yunxiang Wang, Yunfeng Bai, and Yinglin Song  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 7, Issue 6, pp. 524-526 (2009)

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Visible upconversion emission intensities are investigated in Er3+-doped Y2O3 nanocrystals. We also find that the upconversion intensity varies nonlinearly with the excitation power with a threshold of 110 mW, which indicates that the green and red emissions would be photon avalanche upconversion when the excitation power exceeds the threshold.

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OCIS Codes
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion
(250.5230) Optoelectronics : Photoluminescence
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

Yunxiang Wang, Yunfeng Bai, and Yinglin Song, "Multi-photon upconversion luminescence of Er3+-doped Y2O3 nanocrystals," Chin. Opt. Lett. 7, 524-526 (2009)

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