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Spectroscopic studies and AFM analysis of Ho3+ and Tm3+ doped yttrium oxide nanoparticles
Author(s): Darayas Patel; Christopher Perry; Sarah Kennedy
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Paper Abstract

Y2O3 nanocrystals doped with rare-earth ions have attracted considerable interest because of their chemical and thermal stability and their possible application in the light emitting devices and three-dimensional displays. Trivalent-rare-earth ion-doped Y2O3 nanoparticles have been synthesized, and their spectroscopic studies have been carried out using visible laser excitation. The size of the nanoparticles has been estimated using atomic force microscope and scanning electron microscope.

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Date Published: 20 February 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6469, Optical Components and Materials IV, 64690A (20 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.701480
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Darayas Patel, Oakwood College (United States)
Christopher Perry, Oakwood College (United States)
Sarah Kennedy, Oakwood College (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6469:
Optical Components and Materials IV
Shibin Jiang; Michel J. F. Digonnet, Editor(s)

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