Nano-Micro Letters

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 117–123 | Cite as

Synthesis and Luminescence Properties of (Y, Gd) (P, V)O4:Eu3+, Bi3+Red Nano-phosphors with Enhanced Photoluminescence by Bi3+, Gd3+ Doping

  • Yong Pu
  • Ke Tang
  • Da-Chuan Zhu
  • Tao Han
  • Cong Zhao
  • Ling-Ling Peng
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A series of (Y1−y, Gd y )0.95−x(P y , V1−y)O4:0.05Eu3+, xBi3+ phosphors have been successfully prepared by a subsection method. The crystal structure, surface morphology and luminescence properties were investigated. It was found that the sintered samples crystallized in a tetragonal crystal system with space group I41/amd(a = b = 0.7119 nm, c = 0.6290 nm). The products presented rod-like morphology with length of 100–150 nm and width of 50–100 nm. A maximum peak at 619 nm (5D07F2) was observed in emission spectrum of the phosphors. It was also found that co-doping of Bi3+, P5+ and Gd3+ions into YVO4:Eu3+ can not only made the right edge of the excitation band shift to the long-wavelength region, but also increased the emission intensity at 619 nm sharply and decreased the lifetime of fluorescence decay. These results may expand the application scope of the phosphors.


(Y, Gd)(P, V)O4:Eu3+,Bi3+ Rod-like Red phosphors Photoluminescence Doping 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Material Science and EngineeringSichuan UniversitySichuan ChengduChina
  2. 2.College of Information EngineeringChengdu University of TechnologySichuan ChengduChina
  3. 3.Chongqing Key Laboratory of Micro/Nano Materials Engineering and TechnologyChongqingChina

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