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Fluorescence behavior of organic dyes, europium, and uranium in sol-gel microspheres
Author(s): Edward J. A. Pope
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Paper Abstract

A new route for fabricating large, transparent silica gel microspheres has been developed which readily permits the incorporation of a wide variety of optically active organic and inorganic species. The fluorescence behavior of several organic dye-doped silica gel microspheres as a function of varied liquid environments is examined. The fluorescence of europium and uranium in sol-gel silica microspheres is described. Uranium sensitization of europium in sol-gel silica is presented for the first time.

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Date Published: 7 December 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1758, Sol-Gel Optics II, (7 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.132056
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Edward J. A. Pope, MATECH (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1758:
Sol-Gel Optics II
John D. Mackenzie, Editor(s)

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