OSA's Digital Library

Optics Express

Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 8 — Apr. 13, 2009
  • pp: 6688–6695

Green and red high-silica luminous glass suitable for near- ultraviolet excitation

Luyun Yang, Masaru Yamashita, and Tomoko Akai  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 8, pp. 6688-6695 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.006688


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (205 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We report on the preparation of transparent and colorless green-and red-emitting luminous glasses by sintering high-silica porous glass impregnated with rare-earth ions. These kinds of glasses can be efficiently excited by near-UV sources. The fluorescence of the glasses under near-UV excitation is dependent on energy transfer processes. In order to obtain strong visible emission, it is necessary to co-dope some optically inert rare-earth ions into the glasses. The roles of the optically inert rare-earth ions are discussed.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(250.5230) Optoelectronics : Photoluminescence

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: January 6, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 24, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 26, 2009
Published: April 8, 2009

Citation
Luyun Yang, Masaru Yamashita, and Tomoko Akai, "Green and red high-silica luminous glass suitable for near- ultraviolet excitation," Opt. Express 17, 6688-6695 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-8-6688


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. Y. Shimizu, K. Sakano, Y. Noguchi, and T. Moriguchi, U.S.Pat. 5,998,925 (1999).
  2. X. Y. Y. Sun, J. H. Zhang, X. Zhang, S. Z. Lu, and X. J. Wang, "A white light phosphor suitable for near ultraviolet excitation," J. Lumin 122, 955-957 (2007). [CrossRef]
  3. M. Yamada, T. Naitou, K. Izuno, H. Tamaki, Y. Murazaki, M. Kameshima, and T. Mukai, "Red-enhanced white-light-emitting diode using a new red phosphor," Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. Part. 42, L20-L23 (2003). [CrossRef]
  4. Y. Zheng and A. G. Clare, "Rare-earth doped glasses for conversion of near ultraviolet light to white light," Phys. Chem. Glasses 46, 467-471 (2005).
  5. N. Eljouhari, C. Parent, J. C. Zhang, A. Daoudi, and G. Leflem, "White-Light Generation Using Fluorescent Glasses Activated by Ce3+, Tb3+ and Mn2+ Ions," J. Phys. IV 2, 257-260 (1992).
  6. U. Caldino, A. Speghini, and M. Bettinelli, "Optical spectroscopy of zinc metaphosphate glasses activated by Ce3+ and Tb3+ ions," J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 18, 3499-3508 (2006). [CrossRef]
  7. J. C. Zhang, C. Parent, G. L. Flem, and P. Hagenmuller, "White light emitting glasses," J. Solid. State. Chem 93, 17-29 (1991). [CrossRef]
  8. W. Liu, D. P. Chen, H. Miyoshi, K. Kadono, and T. Akai, "Colorless transparent fluorescence material at the VUV excitation: The leached sintered glass with impregnation of Tb3+ ions," Chem. Lett. 34, 1176-1177 (2005). [CrossRef]
  9. W. Liu, D. P. Chen, H. Miyoshi, K. Kadono, and T. Akai, "Tb3+-impregnated, non-porous silica glass possessing intense green luminescence under UV and VUV excitation," J. Non-Cryst. Solids 352, 2969-2976 (2006). [CrossRef]
  10. D. P. Chen, H. Miyoshi, T. Akai, and T. Yazawa, "Colorless transparent fluorescence material: Sintered porous glass containing rare-earth and transition-metal ions," Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 231908 (2005). [CrossRef]
  11. G. Blasse and B. C. Grabmaier, Luminescent Materials (Berlin: Springer, 1994). [CrossRef]
  12. S. Shionoya and W. M. Wen (Eds), Phosphor Handbook (CRC Press, Boca Ration, 1999).
  13. R. Martín, V. D. Rodríguez, U. R. Rodríguez-Mendoza, V. Lavín, E. Montoya, and D. Jaque, "Energy transfer with migration. Generalization of the Yokota-Tanimoto model for any kind of multipole interaction," J. Chem. Phys. 111, 1191-1194 (1999). [CrossRef]
  14. A. J. Silversmith, D. M. Boye, K. S. Brewer, C. E. Gillespie, Y. Lu, and D. L. Campbell, "5D3-->7FJ emission in terbium-doped sol-gel glasses," J. Lumin 121, 14-20 (2006). [CrossRef]
  15. R. M. Almeida, H. Cristina Vasconcelos, M. Clara Goncalves, and L. F. Santos, "XPS and NEXAFS studies of rare-earth doped amorphous sol-gel films," J. Non-Cryst. Solids 232-234, 65-71 (1998). [CrossRef]
  16. K. S. Sohn, Y. Y. Choi, and H. D. Park, "Photoluminescence behavior of Tb3+ -activated YBO3 phosphors," J. Electrochem. Soc. 147, 1988-1992 (2000). [CrossRef]
  17. H. Ronde and G. Blasse, "The nature of the electronic transitions of the vanadate group," J. Inorg. Nucl. Chem. 40, 215-219 (1978). [CrossRef]
  18. G. Blasse, "Some considerations on rare-earth activated phosphors," J. Lumin 1-2, 766-777 (1970). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited