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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2009
  • pp: 3749–3751

Effect of compositional variation on optical and structure properties of europium-doped Si O 2 Hf O 2 glasses

Chaofeng Zhu, André Monteil, Mohamed EI-Jouad, Nathalie Gaumer, and Stephane Chaussedent  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 23, pp. 3749-3751 (2009)

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Glasses with compositions ( 100 x ) Si O 2 x Hf O 2 : 0.3 Eu 3 + (molar ratio, x = 0 , 10 , 20 , 30 ) for optical applications were prepared using the sol-gel route. The introduction of hafnium into the glass matrix induced the energy splitting of the F 2 7 state of Eu 3 + ions. Furthermore, fluorescence line narrowing (FLN) spectra indicated that Eu 3 + clustering occurred in glasses containing no hafnium. The addition of hafnium promoted better dispersion of Eu 3 + ions in the glass matrix. The role of hafnium on modifying the properties of glasses was discussed with respect to x-ray diffraction and FLN analysis.

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(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
(160.6060) Materials : Solgel
(260.3800) Physical optics : Luminescence

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Original Manuscript: September 1, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: October 20, 2009
Published: November 30, 2009

Chaofeng Zhu, André Monteil, Mohamed EI-Jouad, Nathalie Gaumer, and Stephane Chaussedent, "Effect of compositional variation on optical and structure properties of europium-dopedSiO2-HfO2 glasses," Opt. Lett. 34, 3749-3751 (2009)

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