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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2013
  • pp: 105–113

White-light hydrotalcite-like compound emission from the incorporation of red-, green-, and blue-emitting metal complexes

Hong Chen, WenGong Zhang, ZhengHuan Lin, and QiDan Ling  »View Author Affiliations

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. 105-113 (2013)

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A white-light hydrotalcite-like compound (Eu/Tb/Zn-HTlc) fabricated from Eu, Tb, and Zn complexes co-doped into magnesium-aluminum hydrotalcite (MgAl-LDH) was prepared by a simple one-pot chemical method. The structural and luminescent properties of Eu/Tb/Zn-HTlc were investigated. Excited by 370 nm UV light, the simultaneous emission bands of this single-matrix material are located in the red, green, and blue regions, combined to give a pure white emission (CIE x = 0.346 and y = 0.3339). This research represents a new strategy for designing layered organic-inorganic hybrid materials for LED-pumped white light.

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OCIS Codes
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes
(250.5230) Optoelectronics : Photoluminescence

ToC Category:
Fluorescent and Luminescent Materials

Original Manuscript: September 4, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 5, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: December 4, 2012
Published: December 20, 2012

Hong Chen, WenGong Zhang, ZhengHuan Lin, and QiDan Ling, "White-light hydrotalcite-like compound emission from the incorporation of red-, green-, and blue-emitting metal complexes," Opt. Mater. Express 3, 105-113 (2013)

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