Journal of Electronic Materials

, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 603–610 | Cite as

Effects of B-Site Substitution on Up-Conversion Luminescence and Ferroelectric Properties in Er3+-Doped Strontium Barium Niobate

  • Y. C. Ao
  • Y. Shi
  • C. Z. Zhao
  • Y. Huang
  • J. Q. Shi
  • K. R. Zhou
  • Q. J. Zhou
  • Z. P. Li
  • T. Wei


An effective route to regulate up-conversion luminescence (UCL) and polarization properties has been developed in tetragonal tungsten bronze ferroelectrics (TTBs). In this work, we have synthesized a series of (Sr0.29Er0.01)Ba0.7Nb2−xMoxO6 (SBN-Ax, 0 ≤ x ≤ 0.1) and Sr0.3Ba0.7(Nb1.99−xMoxEr0.01)O6 (SBN-Bx, 0 ≤ x ≤ 0.1) ceramics. Through investigating the UCL spectra of SBN-Ax and SBN-Bx ceramics, markedly different enhancement effects of UCL intensity have been revealed which can be attributed to the peculiar structural feature of TTBs. Furthermore, temperature sensing, dielectric and ferroelectric properties have also confirmed to display B-site substitution-dependent intriguing behaviors.


Ceramics luminescence ferroelectric 


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This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 51772326 and 61504094), the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (No. 3122017079), the National Undergraduate Training Programs for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (No. 201710059008), and the Undergraduate Training Programs for Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Civil Aviation University of China (No. IECAUC2017030).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of ScienceCivil Aviation University of ChinaTianjinChina
  2. 2.Department of Materials Science and MetallurgyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  3. 3.School of Electronics and Information EngineeringTianjin Polytechnics UniversityTianjinChina

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