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Optical Engineering

Application to temperature sensor based on Er3 +-doped barium borosilicate glasses at visible band
Author(s): Chun-Hua Jiang; Yao Liu; Shuang Zhang; Tuo Cao; Wen-Yan Luan
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Paper Abstract

The process of preparing Er3 +-doped barium borosilicate glass samples with different dopant concentrations using a high-temperature sintering technique is discussed. Under a 978-nm semiconductor laser excitation, the energy transfer from 2H11/2 to 4I15/2 and 4S3/2 to 4I15/2 caused by the transitions of Er3 + ions yields a 534- and a 549-nm green fluorescence. The relationship between the absolute temperature T and the fluorescence intensity ratio R of these two up-conversion photoluminescence spectra is discussed and fitted to the exponential function R = 1.782exp ( − 328/T) in the temperature range of 298 to 698 K. The sensitivity of the samples descends monotonously from 0.00219 to 0.00075 K−1 with the temperature increase from 298 to 698 K. The data are of undoubted repeatability, and the proposed doped glass is suitable for sensitive, high-temperature measurement.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 2011
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 50(3) 034404 doi: 10.1117/1.3554739
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 50, Issue 3
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Chun-Hua Jiang, Liaoning Normal Univ. (China)
Yao Liu, Liaoning Normal Univ. (China)
Shuang Zhang, Liaoning Normal Univ. (China)
Tuo Cao, Liaoning Normal Univ. (China)
Wen-Yan Luan, Dalian Univ. of Technology (China)


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