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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2014
  • pp: 2201–2207

BaZnLa2O5:Ho3+-Yb3+ phosphor for display and security ink application

Abhishek Kumar Soni and Vineet Kumar Rai  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 31, Issue 9, pp. 2201-2207 (2014)

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The formation of single-phase, morphological information and the impurities present in the developed phosphor has been identified by using x-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscope, and Fourier transform infrared analysis. Nontunable intense green upconversion emission from single-phase tetragonal Ho3+-Yb3+-codoped BaZnLa2O5 phosphor upon 980 nm excitation has been reported. The effect of codoping with Yb3+ ions on the upconversion emission bands in BaZnLa2O5:Ho3+ phosphor has been discussed, and the possible upconversion mechanisms involved have been explained. The experimental results confirm the suitability of the developed phosphor in display devices and security applications.

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OCIS Codes
(140.2020) Lasers and laser optics : Diode lasers
(140.3380) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: June 26, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: July 22, 2014
Published: August 26, 2014

Abhishek Kumar Soni and Vineet Kumar Rai, "BaZnLa2O5:Ho3+-Yb3+ phosphor for display and security ink application," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 31, 2201-2207 (2014)

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