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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 22 — Nov. 4, 2013
  • pp: 25744–25751

Controllable chrominance and highly improved luminescent quantum yield of YV1-xPxO4: Tm, Dy, Eu inverse opal white light phosphors

Pingwei Zhou, Yongsheng Zhu, Wen Xu, Lin Xu, and Hongwei Song  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 22, pp. 25744-25751 (2013)

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In this work, rare earth (RE) ions tri-doped YV1-xPxO4: RE3+ (RE = Tm, Dy, Eu) inverse opal photonic crystals (IOPCs) were fabricated by the PMMA template method, which demonstrated efficient white light emissions under ultraviolet excitation. It is significant to observe that the chrominance of the white light could be largely modulated by the photonic stop band of the IOPCs. And more, the photoluminescence quantum yield in the IOPCs was largely improved over the grinded reference (REF) because the undesired energy transfer (ET) process was effectively restrained.

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(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy

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Original Manuscript: September 10, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 3, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 4, 2013
Published: October 21, 2013

Pingwei Zhou, Yongsheng Zhu, Wen Xu, Lin Xu, and Hongwei Song, "Controllable chrominance and highly improved luminescent quantum yield of YV1-xPxO4: Tm, Dy, Eu inverse opal white light phosphors," Opt. Express 21, 25744-25751 (2013)

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