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Study on the photoluminescence properties and magnetization performance of Lu3+, Tb3+: CeF3 nanoparticles

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A series of Lu3+, Tb3+: CeF3 nanoparticles were successfully prepared via the hydrothermal method. The results show that the nanoparticles exhibit obvious green emission after being effectively doped with Tb3+ ions, and the luminous intensity further increases with the increase of Lu3+ doping concentration. Hysteresis loops show that the magnetic susceptibility of Lu3+, Tb3+: CeF3 nanoparticles is 0.1310 emu/g under a magnetic field of 10,000 Oe. These proof-of-concept results show that Lu3+, Tb3+: CeF3 nanoparticles can be widely used in many important fields. It provides a theoretical basis for the combination of luminescent and magnetic properties of nanoparticles.

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This work was supported by International Science and Technology Cooperation Project of Jilin Province Science, Technology Department (20200801038GH), Jilin Provincial Department Education (JJKH20200771KJ, JJKH20200758KJ, JJKH20200761KJ) and the Open Project of State Key Laboratory of Inorganic Synthesis and Preparative Chemistry (Jilin University) (No. 2021-19).

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Leng, Z., Wang, X., Yang, W. et al. Study on the photoluminescence properties and magnetization performance of Lu3+, Tb3+: CeF3 nanoparticles. J Mater Sci: Mater Electron 32, 28098–28107 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10854-021-07184-8

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