Advertisement

Glass Physics and Chemistry

, Volume 42, Issue 4, pp 379–385 | Cite as

Excitation and photoluminescence spectra of solid solutions based on lanthanum indate LaInO3 of a perovskite structure doped with Nd3+ and Cr3+ ions

  • E. K. Yukhno
  • L. A. BashkirovEmail author
  • P. P. Pershukevich
  • S. V. Slonskaya
  • N. A. Mironova-Ulmane
  • A. G. Sharakovskis
Article
  • 51 Downloads

Abstract

Using a solid-phase method, single-phase solid solutions of La1–x Nd x InO3 (x = 0.007, 0.02, 0.05), LaIn0.99Cr0.01O3, and La0.95Nd0.05In0.995Cr0.005O3 have been obtained and their excitation and photoluminescence (PL) spectra have been studied at room temperature. It is found that the intensity of excitation and PL bands for La1–x Nd x InO3 solid solutions depends on the degree of the substitution of La3+ ions by Nd3+ ions. A solid solution with 0.02 < x < 0.05 possesses the largest intensity of the PL bands in IR wavelength range of 850–950, 1040–1100, and 1350–1370 nm. It is found that replacing 0.5% of In3+ ions in a solid solution of La0.95Nd0.05InO3 by Cr3+ ions leads to a substantial increase in the intensity of all the PL bands by exciting with light of the wavelength of λexc = 490 nm and a decrease in the intensity of all the PL bands by an excitation with light of the wavelengths of λexc = 358, 532, and 585 nm.

Keywords

solid solutions lanthanum indate X-ray phase analysis luminescence excitation spectra photoluminescence spectra 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Liu, X. and Lin, J., Synthesis and luminescent properties of LaInO3:RE3+ (RE = Sm, Pr and Tb) nanocrystalline phosphors for field emission displays, Solid State Sci., 2009, vol. 11, pp. 2030–2036.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Laksminarasimhan, N. and Varadaraju, U.V., Luminescent host lattices, LaInO3 and LaGaO3—a reinvestigation of luminescence of d10 metal ions, Mater. Res. Bull., 2006, vol. 41, pp. 724–731.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Tang, An., Zhang, D., Yang, L., and Wang, X., Luminescent properties of a new red-emitting phosphor based on LaInO3 for LED, Optoelectron. Adv. Mater., 2011, vol. 5, no. 10, pp. 1031–1034.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Lee, G.-H. and Kang, S., Solid solution red phosphors for white led, J. Lumin., 2011, vol. 131, pp. 2582–2588.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Kandidatova, I.N., Bashkirov, L.A., and Petrov, G.S., Thermal expansion and thermal analysis of solid solutions of indates Sm1–xLaxInO3, Fiz. Khim. Stekla, 2013, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 145–150.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Kandidatova, I.N., Bashkirov, L.A., Petrov, G.S., et al., Magnetic susceptibility and effective magnetic moment of neodymium ions in indates Nd1–xLaxInO3, Tr. Beloruss. Gos. Tekhnol. Univ., Ser. 3: Khim. Tekhnol. Neorg. Veshchestv, 2011, vol. 19, pp. 71–74.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Kandidatova, I.N., Luminescence spectra of the solid solutions La1–xNdxInO3 (0.0 ≤ x ≤ 0.3) with a perovskite structure, in Sovremennye problemy khimii: Sbornik tezisov dokladov 14oi Mezhdunarodnoi konferentsii studentov i aspirantov (Contemporary Problems of Chemistry: Proc. 14th Int. Conf. of Students and Post-Graduates), Kiyv: Kiyv. Univ., 2013, p. 149.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Mohan, S., Thind, K.S., Singh, D., and Gerward, L., Optical properties of alkali- and alkaline-earth lead borate glasses doped with Nd3+ ions, Glass Phys. Chem., 2008, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 265–273.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Pisarenko, V.F., Rare-earth scandoborates as new laser materials, Soros. Obrazovat. Zh., 1996, no. 11, pp. 111–116.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Sviridov, D.T., Sviridova, R.K., and Smirnov, Yu.F., Opticheskie spektry ionov perekhodnykh metallov v kristallakh (Optical Spectra of Transition Metal Ions in Crystals), Moscow: Nauka, 1976.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Van der Ziel, J.P. and Van Uitert, L.G., Europium-terminated chromium fluorescence in EuAlO3:Cr3+, Phys. Rev. Lett., 1968, vol. 21, no. 18, pp. 1334–1336.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Van der Ziel, J.P. and Van Uitert, L.G., Optical emission of Cr3+–Tb3+ pairs in terbium orthoaluminate, Solid State Commun., 1969, vol. 7, pp. 819–821.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Powder Diffraction File. Swarthmore: Joint Committee on Powder Diffraction Standard: Card no. 00-047-0067.Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Petrov, G.S., Bashkirov, L.A., Lubinskii, N.N., et al., Physical and chemical properties of the neodymium and lanthanum indates, Tr. Beloruss. Gos. Tekhnol. Univ., Ser. 3: Khim. Tekhnol. Neorg. Veshchestv, 2010, vol. 43, pp. 103–107.Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Sviridova, R.K. and Arsen’ev, P.A., Spectra of ScYO3 crystals containing Nd3+ ions, Zh. Prikl. Spectrosk., 1972, vol. 17, pp. 888–890.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Pleiades Publishing, Ltd. 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. K. Yukhno
    • 1
  • L. A. Bashkirov
    • 1
    Email author
  • P. P. Pershukevich
    • 2
  • S. V. Slonskaya
    • 3
  • N. A. Mironova-Ulmane
    • 4
  • A. G. Sharakovskis
    • 4
  1. 1.Belarusian State Technological UniversityMinskBelarus
  2. 2.Stepanov Institute of PhysicsNational Academy of Sciences of BelarusMinskBelarus
  3. 3.Belarusian State Agrarian Technical UniversityMinskBelarus
  4. 4.Institute of Solid State PhysicsUniversity of LatviaRigaLatvia

Personalised recommendations