Luminescence properties of double perovskite Gd2MgTiO6:Tb3+ phosphors by solid-state reaction method

  • Jinhui Xie
  • Nan Ding
  • Xibing Li
  • Wentao Huang
  • Huijie Yang
  • Jue Wang
  • Lixi WangEmail author
  • Qitu ZhangEmail author


A series of double perovskite (Gd1−xTbx)2MgTiO6 (x = 0.01, 0.05, 0.1, 0.15, 0.2, 0.3 and 0.4) phosphors were successfully synthesized by solid-state reaction method. The A-site in the host is occupied by two Gd3+ ions, which facilitates the doping of Tb3+ ions. The crystal structure, morphology and luminescence performance were evaluated by X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, photoluminescence and calculation of CIE color coordinates. A weak emission peak (5D47F6, 490 nm) and a strong emission peak (5D47F5, 545 nm) existed in the emission spectra under 313 nm excitation. The quenching concentration of Tb3+ reached up to 20.0 mol% was observed in Gd1.8Tb0.2MgTiO6 phosphors. In order to explore the potential application of Gd2−2xMgTiO6:xTb3+ phosphors in white LED solid-state lighting, the fluorescence decay curves and thermal stability were carried out.



The authors acknowledge the generous financial support from National Pre-research Foundation of China (6140208010201 and 61402080104), the Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (PAPD), Research and Innovation Program for College Graduates of Jiangsu Province (KYCX17_0970) and the Top-notch Academic Programs Project of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (TAPP, PPZY2015B128).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jinhui Xie
    • 1
    • 2
  • Nan Ding
    • 1
    • 2
  • Xibing Li
    • 1
    • 2
  • Wentao Huang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Huijie Yang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jue Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Lixi Wang
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Qitu Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.College of Materials Science and EngineeringNanjing Tech UniversityNanjingChina
  2. 2.Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center for Advanced Inorganic Function CompositesNanjingChina

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