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  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2022–2027

Spectroscopic properties of transparent Y3Al5O12: Eu ceramics

Shi Chen, Hua Wei, Charles L. Melcher, and Yiquan Wu  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3, Issue 12, pp. 2022-2027 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.3.002022


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Abstract

Yttrium aluminum garnet transparent ceramics with divalent or trivalent europium ion doping were prepared by vacuum sintering at 1780 °C. Refined XRD data confirmed the pure phase ceramic with little lattice expansion. The transmittance of the 1.1 mm thick blue color divalent europium doped sample was measured to be 61% at wavelength of 900 nm. The photoluminescence spectrum exhibited the typical broad emission related to divalent europium ions. Furthermore, the photoluminescence spectra of the samples with different europium doping concentration and different annealing temperature were compared.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.0000) General : General
(000.2700) General : General science

ToC Category:
Rare-Earth-Doped Materials

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

Citation
Shi Chen, Hua Wei, Charles L. Melcher, and Yiquan Wu, "Spectroscopic properties of transparent Y3Al5O12: Eu ceramics," Opt. Mater. Express 3, 2022-2027 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-3-12-2022


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