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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 25 — Dec. 7, 2009
  • pp: 22673–22679

Substitution of oxygen by fluorine in the GdSr2AlO5:Ce3+ phosphors: Gd1-x Sr2+x AlO5-x F x solid solutions for solid state white lighting

Won Bin Im, Yoann Fourré, Stuart Brinkley, Junichi Sonoda, Shuji Nakamura, Steven P. DenBaars, and Ram Seshadri  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 25, pp. 22673-22679 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.022673


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Abstract

Solid solutions between two isotypic host compounds: GdSr2AlO5 and Sr3AlO4F; Gd1-x Sr2+x AlO5-x F x :Ce3+ (GSAF:Ce3+), have been prepared across the complete solid solution range x. Depending on x, the series display considerable optical tunability of emission wavelengths in the range 574 nm to 474 nm, which is attributed to the decreased crystal field splitting arising from increased host ionicity with fluorine addition. Applying the GSAF:Ce3+ phosphors on InGaN LEDs (λmax =405 nm and 450 nm) permits white lighting sources to be prepared. The characteristics of these are reported.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes
(250.5230) Optoelectronics : Photoluminescence

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: October 6, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: November 20, 2009
Published: November 25, 2009

Citation
Won Bin Im, Yoann Fourré, Stuart Brinkley, Junichi Sonoda, Shuji Nakamura, Steven P. DenBaars, and Ram Seshadri, "Substitution of oxygen by fluorine in the GdSr2AlO5:Ce3+ phosphors: Gd1−xSr2+xAlO5−xFx solid solutions for solid state white lighting," Opt. Express 17, 22673-22679 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-25-22673


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