Blue emission in Ce3+ and Eu2+ activated Lithium fluoro borate phosphors
S. P. Puppalwar, S. J. Dhoble, Gajendra Singh, Animesh Kumar
DOI: 10.4236/jmp.2011.212190   PDF   HTML     4,804 Downloads   8,802 Views   Citations


Using a simple combustion process, rare earth doped novel compounds like fluorides LiBF4 and Li3BF6 can be prepared. Combustion synthesis furnishes a quick method for preparation of these phosphors. The prepared phosphors were characterized by the photoluminescence (PL) techniques. It is suggested that borofluoride based materials can be developed as low-cost phosphors. Formation of single phase compounds was confirmed by XRD. It is observed that prepared phosphors exhibited intense and characteristic Ce3+ and Eu2+ photoluminescence emission in blue visible region. This article summarizes fundamentals and possible applications of optically useful inorganic fluoride materials, with visible photoluminescence of Ce3+ and Eu2+ doped ions.

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S. Puppalwar, S. Dhoble, G. Singh and A. Kumar, "Blue emission in Ce3+ and Eu2+ activated Lithium fluoro borate phosphors," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 2 No. 12, 2011, pp. 1560-1566. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2011.212190.

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