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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 7 — Mar. 26, 2012
  • pp: 7212–7220

On the origin of near-IR luminescence in Bi-doped materials (II). Subvalent monocation Bi+ and cluster Bi53+ luminescence in AlCl3/ZnCl2/BiCl3 chloride glass

Alexey N. Romanov, Zukhra T. Fattakhova, Alexander A. Veber, Olga V. Usovich, Elena V. Haula, Vladimir N. Korchak, Vladimir B. Tsvetkov, Lev A. Trusov, Pavel E. Kazin, and Vladimir B. Sulimov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 7, pp. 7212-7220 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.007212


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Abstract

Broadband NIR photoluminescence (from 1000 to 2500 nm) was observed from partially reduced AlCl3/ZnCl2/BiCl3 glass, containing subvalent bismuth species. The luminescence consists of three bands, assigned to Bi+, Bi24+, and Bi53+ ions. The physical and optical characteristics of these centers and possible contribution to NIR luminescence from bismuth-doped oxide glasses are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(140.4480) Lasers and laser optics : Optical amplifiers
(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: February 2, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 1, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 5, 2012
Published: March 14, 2012

Citation
Alexey N. Romanov, Zukhra T. Fattakhova, Alexander A. Veber, Olga V. Usovich, Elena V. Haula, Vladimir N. Korchak, Vladimir B. Tsvetkov, Lev A. Trusov, Pavel E. Kazin, and Vladimir B. Sulimov, "On the origin of near-IR luminescence in Bi-doped materials (II). Subvalent monocation Bi+ and cluster Bi53+ luminescence in AlCl3/ZnCl2/BiCl3 chloride glass," Opt. Express 20, 7212-7220 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-7-7212


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