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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1941
  • pp: 102–104

The Effect of the Size of the Particle on the Intensity of Fluorescence of a Phosphor

M. S. OLDHAM and WILLIAM KUNERTH  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 31, Issue 2, pp. 102-104 (1941)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.31.000102


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Abstract

The authors have used various sized particles of phosphors and have found that within the range of sizes used, the smaller the size the greater is the intensity of fluorescence. The graph bears out this relation. The phenomenon of fluorescence seems to be a surface phenomenon.

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M. S. OLDHAM and WILLIAM KUNERTH, "The Effect of the Size of the Particle on the Intensity of Fluorescence of a Phosphor," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 31, 102-104 (1941)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-31-2-102


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References

  1. R. N. Thayer and B. T. Barnes, "The basis for high efficiency in fluorescent lamps," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 29, 121–123 (1939).
  2. F. Seitz and R. P. Johnson, "Modern theory of solids," J. App. Phys. 8, 84–199, 246–260 (1937).

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