OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2014
  • pp: 3767–3769

Nd3+-Yb3+ doped powder for near-infrared optical temperature sensing

Nikifor Rakov and Glauco S. Maciel  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 13, pp. 3767-3769 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.003767


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (402 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Er3+ doped powders are generally used for fluorescence-based temperature sensing application when near-infrared lasers are the excitation sources of choice. The fluorescence of Er3+ is produced by nonlinear (upconversion) processes, which generate strong internal heat. Lowering the excitation power causes drastic reduction of the fluorescence signal, and as a consequence the sensor applicability of Er3+ doped powders becomes compromised. Here we propose the use of the downconverted fluorescence of Yb3+ produced by efficient energy transfer from Nd3+ as an alternative temperature sensing system. Our results are presented for yttrium silicate powders prepared by combustion synthesis.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(260.3800) Physical optics : Luminescence

ToC Category:
Remote Sensing and Sensors

History
Original Manuscript: April 14, 2014
Revised Manuscript: May 18, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: May 19, 2014
Published: June 18, 2014

Citation
Nikifor Rakov and Glauco S. Maciel, "Nd3+-Yb3+ doped powder for near-infrared optical temperature sensing," Opt. Lett. 39, 3767-3769 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-39-13-3767


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. H. Kusama, O. J. Sovers, and T. Yoshioka, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 15, 2349 (1976).
  2. L. L. Xing, Y. L. Xu, R. Wang, W. Xu, and Z. G. Zhang, Opt. Lett. 39, 454 (2014). [CrossRef]
  3. W. Xu, H. Zhao, Y. X. Li, L. J. Zheng, Z. G. Zhang, and W. W. Cao, Sens. Actuators B 188, 1096 (2013).
  4. V. K. Rai and C. B. de Araújo, Spectrochim. Acta A 69, 509 (2008).
  5. H. Berthou and C. K. Jørgensen, Opt. Lett. 15, 1100 (1990). [CrossRef]
  6. F. Vetrone, R. Naccache, A. Zamarron, A. J. de la Fuente, F. Sanz-Rodriguez, L. M. Maestro, E. M. Rodriguez, D. Jaque, J. G. Sole, and J. A. Capobianco, ACS Nano 4, 3254 (2010). [CrossRef]
  7. R. Dey and V. K. Rai, Dalton Trans. 43, 111 (2014).
  8. M. Quintanilla, E. Cantelar, F. Cussó, M. Villegas, and A. C. Caballero, Appl. Phys. Express 4, 022601 (2011). [CrossRef]
  9. N. Rakov and G. S. Maciel, Sens. Actuators B 164, 96 (2012).
  10. E. Maurice, S. A. Wade, S. F. Collins, G. Monnom, and G. W. Baxter, Appl. Opt. 36, 8264 (1997). [CrossRef]
  11. S. A. Wade, S. F. Collins, G. W. Baxter, and G. Monnom, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 27, 3180 (2001).
  12. V. K. Tikhomirov, K. Driesen, V. D. Rodriguez, P. Gredin, M. Mortier, and V. V. Moshchalkov, Opt. Express 17, 11794 (2009). [CrossRef]
  13. S. K. Singh, K. Kumar, and S. B. Rai, Appl. Phys. B 100, 443 (2010). [CrossRef]
  14. N. Rakov, R. B. Guimarães, and G. S. Maciel, Appl. Phys. B 98, 435 (2010). [CrossRef]

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.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited