• Jinsheng Liao

Articles written in Bulletin of Materials Science

• Yb3+ and Er3+ co-doped Y2Ce2O7 nanoparticles: synthesis and spectroscopic properties

Yb3+ and Er3+ co-doped Y2Ce2O7 nanoparticles sintered at different temperatures were prepared by homogeneous co-precipitation method. The products were characterized by X-ray powder diffraction (XRD), energy-dispersive spectroscopy (EDS) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The results indicated that the particle sizes and morphologies of the samples were heavily influenced by the sintering temperature. As temperature increased, the particle sizes became gradually larger and more agglomerate. The emissions including green and red upconversion emissions were investigated under 980 nm excitation. The emission intensities of the samples also depended on the sintering temperature. Two photon processes were mainly responsible for green and red upconversion emissions.

• Co-precipitation synthesis and upconversion luminescence properties of ZrO2:Yb3+-Ho3+

ZrO2:Yb3+-Ho3+ phosphors with different Yb3+ doping concentration have been prepared by coprecipitation method. X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscope (SEM) and photoluminescence spectra were used to characterize the properties of ZrO2:Yb3+-Ho3+ phosphors. Different phases of ZrO2 can be obtained by changing the concentration of Yb3+. Under the 980 nm excitation, the sample gives a set of light: strong green (539 nm), weak red (670 nm) and near-infrared (760 nm). The upconversion luminescence is based on two-photon absorption by the energy transfer from the donor (Yb3+) to the acceptor (Ho3+). All the results indicate that ZrO2:Yb3+-Ho3+ phosphors could be a promising biological labelling material.

• Microwave hydrothermal synthesis and upconversion luminescence properties of Yb$^{3+}$/Tm$^{3+}$ co-doped NaY(MoO$_4$)$_2$ phosphor

Tetragonal NaY(MoO$_4$)$_2$ (NYM) phosphors co-doped with Yb$^{3+}$ and Tm$^{3+}$ ions were synthesized throughmicrowave hydrothermal method followed by calcining treatment. Powder X-ray diffraction, Fourier transform infraredspectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy and photoluminescence spectra were used to characterize the properties of as prepared samples. The results show that Yb$^{3+}$/Tm$^{3+}$ co-doped NYM displayed bright blue emission near 472 and 476 nm(${}^1$G$_4$ $\to$ ${}^3$H$_6$ transition), strong near-infrared upconversion (UC) emission around 795 nm (${}^3$H)$_4$ $\to$ ${}^3$H$_6$ transition). The optimum doping concentrations of Yb$^{3+}$ and Tm$^{3+}$ for the most intense UC luminescence were obtained, and the related UC mechanism of Yb$^{3+}$/Tm$^{3+}$ co-doped NYM depending on pump power was studied in detail.

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Volume 43, 2020
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