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Luminescent properties of polymer nanocomposites activated with praseodymium-doped nanocrystals
Author(s): A. Jusza; L. Lipinska; M. Baran; P. Mergo; A. Millan; F. Dieleman; R. Piramidowicz
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Paper Abstract

In this work we report the recent results of our investigation on visible emission properties of the polymer nanocomposites doped with oxide and fluoride nanopowders activated with praseodymium ions. The set of LaAlO3 and YF3 nanopowders differing in active ions concentration, was carefully characterized with respect of their structural and luminescent properties. Also the PMMA-based nanocomposites doped with these nanopowders were manufactured and characterized. The measurements of excitation and emission spectra as well as fluorescence decays enabled comparison of emission properties of nano-composites and original nanopowders and discussion of the main excitation and deexcitation mechanisms, responsible for the optical properties of developed materials. This, in turn will enable optimization of developed manufacturing technology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 2012
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 8435, Organic Photonics V, 84351T (3 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.922143
Show Author Affiliations
A. Jusza, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
L. Lipinska, Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (Poland)
M. Baran, Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (Poland)
P. Mergo, Maria Curie-Sklodowska Univ. (Poland)
A. Millan, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
F. Dieleman, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
R. Piramidowicz, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8435:
Organic Photonics V
Barry P. Rand; Chihaya Adachi; Volker van Elsbergen, Editor(s)

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