Optical spectra and analysis of Pr3+ in β-NaYF4

N. Martin , P. Boutinaud , Michał Malinowski , R Mahiou , J.C. Cousseins

Abstract

We report a spectroscopic investigation of β-NaYF4:Pr3+. In order to study the upconversion properties of this system we determined the Stark energy level of different multiplets from luminescence spectra using polycrystalline samples with several concentrations at temperatures between 15 and 300 K. We correlate the luminescence and structural description and confirm the presence of three sites for the rare-earth ions in this material. Selective excitation is used to assign the self energy levels for each Pr3+ ion in the three sites.
Author N. Martin
N. Martin,,
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, P. Boutinaud
P. Boutinaud,,
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, Michał Malinowski IMiO
Michał Malinowski,,
- The Institute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics
, R Mahiou
R Mahiou,,
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, J.C. Cousseins
J.C. Cousseins,,
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Corporate authorInstitute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronisc (IMiO)
Journal seriesJournal of Alloys and Compounds, ISSN 0925-8388
Issue year1998
Vol275-277
Pages304-306
Publication size in sheets0.3
DOIDOI:10.1016/S0925-8388(98)00323-5
URL http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925838898003235
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)35
Publication indicators WoS Impact Factor: 2006 = 1.25 (2) - 2007=1.62 (5)
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