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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 20 — Sep. 26, 2011
  • pp: 19473–19479

Ce-Tb-Mn co-doped white light emitting glasses suitable for long-wavelength UV excitation

Yang Yu, Zijun Liu, Nengli Dai, Yubang Sheng, Huaixun Luan, Jinggang Peng, Zuowen Jiang, Haiqing Li, Jinyan Li, and Luyun Yang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 20, pp. 19473-19479 (2011)

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We report on a new kind of white light emitting glass suitable for long-wavelength ultraviolet excitation by simultaneously emitting blue, green and red fluorescence, which is fabricated by melting of Ce3+-Tb3+-Mn2+ co-doped borosilicate glass. The spectroscopic properties of singly, doubly and triply doped glasses have been reported and the energy transfer from Ce3+ to Tb3+ and Mn2+ has also been investigated. By adjusting the concentration of different co-dopants, we obtained the ideal white light emitting borosilicate glass with the color coordinate (x = 0.318, y = 0.333).

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

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Original Manuscript: July 5, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 7, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 7, 2011
Published: September 22, 2011

Yang Yu, Zijun Liu, Nengli Dai, Yubang Sheng, Huaixun Luan, Jinggang Peng, Zuowen Jiang, Haiqing Li, Jinyan Li, and Luyun Yang, "Ce-Tb-Mn co-doped white light emitting glasses suitable for long-wavelength UV excitation," Opt. Express 19, 19473-19479 (2011)

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