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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2013
  • pp: 15728–15733

Yellow-to-orange emission from Bi2+-doped RF2 (R = Ca and Sr) phosphors

Renping Cao, Fangteng Zhang, Chenxing Liao, and Jianrong Qiu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 13, pp. 15728-15733 (2013)

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RF2:Bi (R = Ca and Sr) phosphors were synthesized by solid state reaction method in air and their luminescence properties were investigated. Broad yellow-to-orange emissions peaking at ~550 nm (CaF2:Bi) and ~600 nm (SrF2:Bi) were observed under ~260 nm excitation. The emission centers inRF2:Bi (R = Ca and Sr) phosphors are Bi2+ ions, and the excitation and emission bands ofRF2:Bi (R = Ca and Sr) phosphors can be attributed to 2P1/22S1/2 and 2P3/2(1) →2P1/2 transitions of Bi2+ ions, respectively. The phosphors are promising for application in lighting due to broad yellow-to- orange emission.

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(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials

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Original Manuscript: May 1, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 27, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 4, 2013
Published: June 24, 2013

Renping Cao, Fangteng Zhang, Chenxing Liao, and Jianrong Qiu, "Yellow-to-orange emission from Bi2+-doped RF2 (R = Ca and Sr) phosphors," Opt. Express 21, 15728-15733 (2013)

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