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Compositional dependence of the emission color of sodium borate glasses embedded with inorganic ions under diode laser excitation
Author(s): Ashley Owens; Vernessa M. Edwards; Kristopher Liggins; Andrew Jones; B. Rami Reddy
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Paper Abstract

A few different Sodium borate glasses were made by the melt quenching technique. A sodium borate glass embedded with Dy3+ revealed white color when excited by a diode laser. A chromaticity diagram was developed which revealed color coordinates to be x=0.403 and y=0.426 for 375 nm diode laser excitation. A glass that was embedded with Dy3+, and Sm3+ revealed warm white light under diode laser excitation. However, another glass embedded with Dy3+, Sm3+, and Tb3+ revealed warm white light whose color coordinates are x=0.375 and y=0.455 and the coordinated color temperature is 5173 K.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 February 2019
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 10914, Optical Components and Materials XVI, 109141H (27 February 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2506398
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Ashley Owens, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
Vernessa M. Edwards, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
Kristopher Liggins, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
Andrew Jones, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
B. Rami Reddy, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10914:
Optical Components and Materials XVI
Shibin Jiang; Michel J. F. Digonnet, Editor(s)

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