Luminescence of long-persistent Ca2MgSi2O7−1.5xNx:Eu2+,Dy3+ phosphors for LEDs applications

  • Jia ZhangEmail author
  • Wenbo Chen
  • Guibin Chen


A series of Ca1.97MgSi2O7−1.5xNx:0.01Eu2+,0.02Dy3+ (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.7) phosphors were prepared by solid-state reaction method, and the long-persistent luminescence properties were studied for LEDs application. XRD analysis reveals that the introduction of N element doesn’t cause obvious impurity phase in the phosphors. Smooth particle surface is obtained with the assistance of H3BO3 flux. Different Eu2+ emission centers have been verified via the luminescence spectra. By monitoring 535 nm, the excitation spectra of the phosphors cover a very broad range from 240 to 500 nm, which can match the LED chip well. When the N is doped, the emission intensity of Eu2+ can be increased largely at first, but is weakened if the N concentration is beyond x = 0.28. However, the long-afterglow time of Eu2+ starts to decrease when the N concentration exceeds x = 0.07. The corresponding afterglow mechanism is explained by the thermoluminescence curves and proposed model. By studying the temperature-dependent luminescence, it has been found that introducing N can increase the activation energy, but the thermal stability property needs improving in the further work.



This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51602117) and Natural Science Foundation of the Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions of China (Grant No. 18KJA140001).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Physics department and Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Modern Measurement Technology and IntelligeHuaiyin Normal UniversityHuai’anChina
  2. 2.Engineering Research Center of New Energy Storage Devices and ApplicationsChongqing University of Arts and SciencesChongqingChina
  3. 3.Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Chemistry of Low-Dimensional MaterialsHuaiyin Normal UniversityHuai’anChina

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