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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 16 — Aug. 3, 2009
  • pp: 13554–13560

Spectroscopic properties and near-infrared broadband luminescence of Bi-doped SrB4O7 glasses and crystalline materials

Liangbi Su, Peng Zhou, Jun Yu, Hongjun Li, Lihe Zheng, Feng Wu, Yan Yang, Qiuhong Yang, and Jun Xu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 16, pp. 13554-13560 (2009)

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Spectroscopic properties of Bi-doped SrB4O7 glasses, sintered compounds, polycrystalline materials, and single crystals were investigated. Broadband near-infrared luminescence was realized in Bi-doped SrB4O7 glasses with basicity and polycrystalline materials with non-bridging oxygens. In Bi:SrB4O7 single crystals, only visible luminescence of Bi3+ and Bi2+ was observed, but no near-infrared. The rigid three-dimensional network of SrB4O7 crystal is proved to be unfavorable for accommodation of Bi+ ions.

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(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence

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Original Manuscript: June 29, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 15, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 19, 2009
Published: August 3, 2009

Liangbi Su, Peng Zhou, Jun Yu, Hongjun Li, Lihe Zheng, Feng Wu, Yan Yang, Qiuhong Yang, and Jun Xu, "Spectroscopic properties and near-infrared broadband luminescence of Bi-doped SrB4O7 glasses and crystalline materials," Opt. Express 17, 13554-13560 (2009)

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