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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2014
  • pp: 4619–4622

Modulation of upconversion white light emission in PMMA/NaYF4:Yb3+, Er3+, Tm3+ composite photonic crystals

Donglei Zhou, Pingwei Zhou, Dali Liu, Wen Xu, Yongsheng Zhu, Sai Xu, Qilin Dai, and Hongwei Song  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 15, pp. 4619-4622 (2014)

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In recent years, spontaneous emission modulation of emitters in photonic crystals (PCs) has been widely reported. However, the modulation of PCs on upconversion (UC) white light emission has been rarely studied. In this Letter, triply doped PMMA/NaYF4:Yb3+, Er3+, Tm3+ composite photonic crystals were successfully fabricated and white light emission was obtained. It is interesting to observe that the chromaticity could be conveniently tuned by changing the photonic stop band (PSB), the incident angle, or the power of the excitation light.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy

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Original Manuscript: June 6, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: July 2, 2014
Published: July 31, 2014

Donglei Zhou, Pingwei Zhou, Dali Liu, Wen Xu, Yongsheng Zhu, Sai Xu, Qilin Dai, and Hongwei Song, "Modulation of upconversion white light emission in PMMA/NaYF4:Yb3+, Er3+, Tm3+ composite photonic crystals," Opt. Lett. 39, 4619-4622 (2014)

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