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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 5 — Mar. 2, 2009
  • pp: 3732–3740

Self-assembled SiO2 photonic crystal infiltrated by Ormosil:Eu(DBM)3phen phosphor and its enhanced photoluminescence

Hyoung Sun Yoo, Ji Yeon Han, Sung Wook Kim, Duk Young Jeon, and Byeong Soo Bae  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 5, pp. 3732-3740 (2009)

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Luminescence films were prepared by infiltration of the tris(dibenzoylmethane) mono(1, 10-phenanthroline) europium incorporated ormosil into colloidal SiO2 photonic crystal templates. Because a stopband of the template was not overlapped with the PL excitation and emission bands, the stopband did not suppress the PL intensity. The PL intensity of the infiltrated film into the template was about 13.1 times higher than that of the plane film prepared without the template. Three major terms, which are the mass term, the scattering term, and the crystallinity term, were considered as factors that improve the PL intensity. The relative ratio of the effects of the mass term : the scattering term : the crystallinity term was 2.1 : 2.8 : 2.2.

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OCIS Codes
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(250.5230) Optoelectronics : Photoluminescence
(160.5298) Materials : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Photonic Crystals

Original Manuscript: December 19, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 19, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 22, 2009
Published: February 25, 2009

Hyoung Sun Yoo, Ji Yeon Han, Sung Wook Kim, Duk Young Jeon, and Byeong Soo Bae, "Self-assembled SiO2 photonic crystal infiltrated by Ormosil:Eu(DBM)3phen phosphor and its enhanced photoluminescence," Opt. Express 17, 3732-3740 (2009)

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