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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 24 — Nov. 23, 2009
  • pp: 22023–22030

Intense red-emitting Y4Al2O9:Eu3+phosphor with short decay time and high color purity for advanced plasma display panel

Ravishanker Yadav, Atif F. Khan, Ashish Yadav, Harish Chander, Divi Haranath, Bipin Kr. Gupta, Virendra Shanker, and Santa Chawla  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 24, pp. 22023-22030 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.022023


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Abstract

A new phosphor Y4Al2O9:Eu3+ (YAM:Eu3+) emitting intense monochromatic red at 612 nm under vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) and ultraviolet (UV) excitations has been developed for application in next generation plasma display panels (PDPs). The developed phosphor has better luminescence efficiency, colour purity and shorter decay time than commercial (Y,Gd)BO3:Eu3+ red emitting PDP phosphor. High color purity (x = 0.67, y = 0.32) under VUV excitation with short decay time (1.03 msec) and excellent stability against degradation during PDP panel preparation suggest that YAM:Eu3+ is a potential candidate for present and future PDPs. Surface coating by SiO2 further improved phosphor characteristics.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
(250.5230) Optoelectronics : Photoluminescence
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: August 27, 2009
Revised Manuscript: October 30, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: November 1, 2009
Published: November 17, 2009

Citation
Ravishanker Yadav, Atif F. Khan, Ashish Yadav, Harish Chander, Divi Haranath, Bipin Kr. Gupta, Virendra Shanker, and Santa Chawla, "Intense red-emitting Y4Al2O9:Eu3+phosphor with short decay time and high color purity for advanced plasma display panel," Opt. Express 17, 22023-22030 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-24-22023


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