Site-selective laser spectroscopy of Sm3+ ions in Y4Al2O9

Marcin Piotr Kaczkan , Zuzanna Boruc , Sebastian Turczyński , Dorota A Pawlak , Michał Malinowski


Sm3+ doped Y4Al2O9 (YAM) crystals were prepared by the micro-pulling down method. Optical-absorption and laser-selective-excitation techniques along with luminescence decays have been used to reveal that Sm3+ ions in YAM normally occupy four sites, which were characterized and discussed. The comprehensive sets of Stark energy levels of the four Sm3+ centers in YAM were established. The intensity ratio of forced electric dipole (4G5/2 → 6H9/2) and magnetic dipole (4G5/2 → 6H5/2) transitions has been used to estimate the degree of asymmetry of Sm3+ sites. The lifetime of Sm3+ ions and the cross-relaxation rates were experimentally determined as a function of concentration for two distinct crystallographic Sm3+ centers. The dependencies of the nearest surroundings on the relaxation of the 4G5/2 excited state was discussed.
Author Marcin Piotr Kaczkan (FEIT / MO)
Marcin Piotr Kaczkan,,
- The Institute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics
, Zuzanna Boruc (FEIT / MO)
Zuzanna Boruc,,
- The Institute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics
, Sebastian Turczyński - [Instytutu Technologii Materialow Elektronicznych w Warszawie]
Sebastian Turczyński,,
, Dorota A Pawlak - [Instytutu Technologii Materialow Elektronicznych w Warszawie]
Dorota A Pawlak,,
, Michał Malinowski (FEIT / MO)
Michał Malinowski,,
- The Institute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics
Journal seriesJournal of Luminescence, ISSN 0022-2313
Issue year2016
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in EnglishSm3+ ion; Photoluminescence; Site-selective spectroscopy; cross-relaxation
ASJC Classification3104 Condensed Matter Physics; 1303 Biochemistry; 1600 General Chemistry; 3107 Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics; 1304 Biophysics
ProjectHigh temperature spectroscopy of rare-earth doped crystals and nanocrystals for luminescence thermometry applications. Project leader: Malinowski Michał, , Phone: (+48) 22 234 7777, application date 27-01-2009, start date 23-09-2009, end date 22-03-2012, IMiO/2009/MNSW/7, Completed
WEiTI Projekty finansowane przez MNiSW
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)35
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 35.0, 03-08-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 35.0, 03-08-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus Citations = 6; GS Citations = 6.0; WoS Citations = 4; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2016 = 1.125; WoS Impact Factor: 2016 = 2.686 (2) - 2016=2.558 (5)
Citation count*6 (2020-09-10)
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AcknowledgementThis work was supported by the MNiSzW N N515081537 and NCN 2012/07/B/ST5/02406 projects.
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