Physics of Wave Phenomena

, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 301–305 | Cite as

Photoluminescence Spectroscopy of an Aqueous Solution of Uranyl Cloride upon Laser and LED Excitation

  • V. S. GorelikEmail author
  • S. O. Nechipurenko
  • A. A. Loboyko
  • N. F. Bunkin
  • S. V. Gudkov
Optical Spectroscopy


The excitation of an aqueous solution of uranyl chloride by a 410-nm semiconductor LED and 266- and 448-nm lasers is found to induce intense photoluminescence: several bands in the blue-green spectral range (494 to 565 nm). Upon excitation of uranyl chloride aqueous solution by a 468-nm LED, the photoluminescence spectrum is a relatively narrow strong band peaking at 508 nm, which was interpreted as the transition from spontaneous photoluminescence to superluminescence. A lasing scheme (similar to that for dye lasers) has been proposed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. S. Gorelik
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • S. O. Nechipurenko
    • 1
    • 3
  • A. A. Loboyko
    • 1
    • 2
  • N. F. Bunkin
    • 2
    • 4
  • S. V. Gudkov
    • 4
  1. 1.Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Bauman Moscow State Technical UniversityMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University), Institutskiy per. 9Moscow oblastRussia
  4. 4.Prokhorov General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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