OSA's Digital Library

Optics Express

Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 26 — Dec. 20, 2010
  • pp: 27257–27262

Blue-white-green tunable luminescence from Ba2Gd2Si4O13:Ce3+,Tb3+ phosphors excited by ultraviolet light

Hai Guo, Hao Zhang, JingJing Li, and Fang Li  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 26, pp. 27257-27262 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.027257


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (892 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

The novel Ba2Gd2Si4O13:Ce3+,Tb3+ phosphors were systemically investigated by fluorescent method for the first time. Through an efficient energy transfer process, the obtained phosphors exhibit both a blue emission of Ce3+ and a yellowish green emission of Tb3+ with considerable intensity under near-ultraviolet excitation (300-370 nm). Tuning of the content of Tb3+ can generate the varied hues from blue to white and eventually to yellowish green. The quantum efficiency of the white phosphor Ba2(Gd0.88Ce0.02Tb0.1)2Si4O13 is 82.3% of commercial ZnS:Ag+,Cl- phosphor. Our results demonstrate that the potential application of these phosphors in solid-state lighting and (or) other areas.

© 2010 OSA

OCIS Codes
(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: September 29, 2010
Revised Manuscript: November 17, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: November 18, 2010
Published: December 10, 2010

Citation
Hai Guo, Hao Zhang, JingJing Li, and Fang Li, "Blue-white-green tunable luminescence from Ba2Gd2Si4O13:Ce3+,Tb3+ phosphors excited by ultraviolet light," Opt. Express 18, 27257-27262 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-26-27257


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. E. F. Schubert and J. K. Kim, “Solid-state light sources getting smart,” Science 308(5726), 1274–1278 (2005). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. H. Guo, X. Wang, X. Zhang, Y. Tang, L. Chen, and C. Ma, “Effect of NH4F flux on structural and luminescent properties of Sr2SiO4: Eu2+ phosphors prepared by solid-state reaction method,” J. Electrochem. Soc. 157(8), J310–J314 (2010). [CrossRef]
  3. X. Piao, T. Horikawa, H. Hanzawa, and K. I. MacHida, “Characterization and luminescence properties of Sr2Si5N8:Eu2+ phosphor for white light-emitting-diode illumination,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 88(16), 161908 (2006). [CrossRef]
  4. H. Guo, X. Wang, J. Chen, and F. Li, “Ultraviolet light induced white light emission in Ag and Eu3+ co-doped oxyfluoride glasses,” Opt. Express 18(18), 18900–18905 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. C. K. Chang and T. M. Chen, “Sr3B2O6:Ce3+, Eu2+: A potential single-phased white-emitting borate phosphor for ultraviolet light-emitting diodes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 91(8), 081902 (2007). [CrossRef]
  6. H. Y. Chung, C. H. Lu, and C. H. Hsu, “Preparation and Photoluminescence Properties of Novel Color-Tunable MgY4Si3O13:Ce3+,Tb3+ Phosphors for Ultraviolet Light-Emitting Diodes,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 93, 1838–1841 (2010).
  7. Z. Jiang and Y. Wang, “Near-UV excitable white Sr2Al2GeO7:Ce3+,Tb3+ phosphor for light emitting diodes,” Electrochem. Solid-State Lett. 13(5), J68–J70 (2010). [CrossRef]
  8. T. W. Kuo, W. R. Liu, and T. M. Chen, “Emission color variation of (Ba,Sr)3BP3O12:Eu2+ phosphors for white light LEDs,” Opt. Express 18(3), 1888–1897 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. W. R. Liu, C. C. Lin, Y. C. Chiu, Y. T. Yeh, S. M. Jang, R. S. Liu, and B. M. Cheng, “Versatile phosphors BaY2Si3O10:RE (RE = Ce3+, Tb3+, Eu3+) for light-emitting diodes,” Opt. Express 17(20), 18103–18109 (2009). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  10. H. Yang, G. Lakshminarayana, S. Zhou, Y. Teng, and J. Qiu, “Cyan-white-red luminescence from europium doped Al2O3-La2O3-SiO2 glasses,” Opt. Express 16(9), 6731–6735 (2008). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  11. C. H. Huang and T. M. Chen, “Ca9La(PO4)7:Eu2+,Mn2+: an emission-tunable phosphor through efficient energy transfer for white light-emitting diodes,” Opt. Express 18(5), 5089–5099 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. S. Yuan, Y. Yang, X. Zhang, F. Tessier, F. Cheviré, J.-L. Adam, B. Moine, and G. Chen, “Eu2+ and Mn2+ codoped Ba2Mg(BO3)2-new red phosphor for white LEDs,” Opt. Lett. 33(23), 2865–2867 (2008). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  13. H. Hirayama and S. Fujikawa, “Quaternary InAlGaN quantum-dot ultraviolet light-emitting diode emitting at 335 nm fabricated by anti-surfactant method,” Phys. Status Solidi 5(6), 2312–2315 (2008). [CrossRef]
  14. M. Wierzbicka-Wieczorek, U. Kolitsch, and E. Tillmanns, “Ba2Gd2(Si4O13): a silicate with finite Si4O13 chains,” Acta Crystallogr. C 66(3), i29–i32 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  15. G. Blasse, and B. C. Grabmaier, Luminescent Materials (Springer, Berlin, 1994).

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.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited