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Effect of the chemical nature of precipitants on the formation of ultrafine YAl3(BO3)4:Ce powders


Ultrafine Ce3+-doped YAl3(BO3)4 powders have been synthesized through coprecipitation using ammonia, ammonium bicarbonate, and ammonium oxalate as precipitants. We have studied the effect of the nature of the precipitants on the formation of YAl3(BO3)4:Ce and its structural properties, morphology, and luminescence spectrum.

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Original Russian Text © Yu.V. Bokshits, N.Yu. Brezhneva, G.P. Shevchenko, 2016, published in Neorganicheskie Materialy, 2016, Vol. 52, No. 11, pp. 1217–1222.

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Bokshits, Y.V., Brezhneva, N.Y. & Shevchenko, G.P. Effect of the chemical nature of precipitants on the formation of ultrafine YAl3(BO3)4:Ce powders. Inorg Mater 52, 1143–1148 (2016).

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  • yttrium aluminum borate
  • precipitation
  • precursor
  • ultrafine powders