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Thermoanalytical studies of coprecipitated hydroxides of yttrium and aluminum for preparation of rare-earth doped YAG phosphors
Author(s): Marija Strojnik
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Paper Abstract

Yttrium-aluminum garnets (YAG) doped with a rare-earth element, including terbium (Tb), thulium (Tm), and Erbium (Er) produce the phosphorescence. YAGs may be synthesized by baking hydroxides of their constituents at a high temperature. No flux is required and the temperature of the solid state synthesis may be decreased to only 1150 degrees Celsius when the hydroxides are coprecipitated. We report here on the results of the thermoanalytical studies of the coprecipitated hydroxides in the YAG solid state synthesis.

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Date Published: 5 February 1996
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2730, Second Iberoamerican Meeting on Optics, (5 February 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.231019
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Marija Strojnik, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, A.C. (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2730:
Second Iberoamerican Meeting on Optics
Daniel Malacara-Hernandez; Sofia E. Acosta-Ortiz; Ramon Rodriguez-Vera; Zacarias Malacara; Arquimedes A. Morales, Editor(s)

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