Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 42, Issue 22, pp 9200–9204 | Cite as

Synthesis of (Y, Gd)3Al5O12:Ce nanophosphor by co-precipitation method and its luminescence behavior

  • Kai Zhang
  • Hezhou Liu
  • Yating Wu
  • Wenbin HuEmail author


(Y, Gd)3Al5O12:Ce nanophosphor was synthesized by co-precipitation method using the mixture solution of ammonium liquor and ammonium hydrogen carbonate as precipitant. The effect of Ce and Gd concentration on the crystallization and luminescence behavior of the phosphor was studied. The results indicate (Y, Gd)3Al5O12:Ce nanophosphor is obtained after the precipitates are sintered at 1,000 °C for 2 h. Following the increase of Ce and Gd concentration, the emission shows red shift.


Y2O3 Gd2O3 YAlO3 Phosphor Powder Thermal Gravimetric 



This work was financially supported by the “Shanghai Science and Technology Development Fund (No. 0452nm046)”. The authors would like to thank Instrumental Analysis Center of SJTU for sample characterization.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Metal Matrix CompositesShanghai Jiaotong UniversityShanghaiChina

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