La2−xEuxMo2O9 (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.6) solid solution microcrystals: facile hydrothermal derived synthesis, microstructures and luminescence properties

  • Yanmei Li
  • Ruofan Pu
  • Lin Wen
  • Xu Peng
  • Zhanglei NingEmail author
  • Bo Wu
  • Yan Zhao
  • Xin Lai
  • Jian Bi
  • Daojiang GaoEmail author


La2−xEuxMo2O9 (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.6) solid solution microcrystals have been successfully fabricated by a facile hydrothermal derived synthesis process (i.e. the precursors were obtained via hydrothermal treat at 180 °C for 24 h and then calcined at 600 °C for 5 h). X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscope (SEM), photoluminescence excitation and emission spectra (PL) and photoluminescence decay curves were used to characterize La2−xEuxMo2O9 samples. The effects of the Eu3+ ions concentration on the luminescence of the La2−xEuxMo2O9 microcrystals were also investigated in detail. The results show that the obtained La2−xEuxMo2O9 microcrystals are cubic phase continuous solid solution, and all can be efficiently excited by 335 nm ultraviolet and 464 nm blue light, exhibiting the strong red emission at 615 nm of Eu3+ ion. The obtained La2−xEuxMo2O9 microcrystals are promising red-emitting phosphors pumped by near-UV or blue light for the white light emitting diodes (WLEDs).



This work is supported by the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC, No. 51551202), the Scientific Research Fund of Sichuan Provincial Education Department of Sichuan Province (Nos. 16TD0007, 18ZA0408), the Applied Basic Research Fund of Science & Technology Department of Sichuan Province (No. 2015JY0274).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yanmei Li
    • 1
  • Ruofan Pu
    • 1
  • Lin Wen
    • 1
  • Xu Peng
    • 1
  • Zhanglei Ning
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bo Wu
    • 2
  • Yan Zhao
    • 1
  • Xin Lai
    • 1
  • Jian Bi
    • 1
  • Daojiang Gao
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.College of Chemistry and Materials ScienceSichuan Normal UniversityChengduChina
  2. 2.Sichuan Province Key Laboratory of Information Materials and Devices ApplicationChengdu University of Information TechnologyChengduChina

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