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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 9 — Apr. 28, 2008
  • pp: 6731–6735

Cyan-white-red luminescence from europium doped Al2O3-La2O3-SiO2 glasses

Hucheng Yang, G. Lakshminarayana, Shifeng Zhou, Yu Teng, and Jianrong Qiu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 9, pp. 6731-6735 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.006731


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Abstract

Aluminum-lanthanum-silicate glasses with different Eu doping concentration have been synthesized by conventional melt-quenching method at 1680°C in reductive atmosphere. Under 395nm excitation, samples with low Eu doping concentration show mainly the cyan broad emission at 460nm due to 4f65d1-4f7 transition of Eu2+; and the samples with higher Eu doping concentration show mainly some narrow emissions with maximum at 616nm due to 5D0-7FJ (J=0, 1, 2, 3, 4) transitions of Eu3+. Cyan-white-red tunable luminescence under 395nm excitation has been obtained by changing the Eu doping concentration.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: March 14, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 7, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: April 14, 2008
Published: April 25, 2008

Citation
Hucheng Yang, G. Lakshminarayana, Shifeng Zhou, Yu Teng, and Jianrong Qiu, "Cyan-white-red luminescence from europium doped Al2O3-La2O3-SiO2 glasses," Opt. Express 16, 6731-6735 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-9-6731


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