Advertisement

Journal of Electronic Materials

, Volume 48, Issue 3, pp 1498–1505 | Cite as

Development of UVB Radiation-Emitting Gd3+-Doped Na3YSi2O7 Host Material

  • Vijay SinghEmail author
  • N. Singh
  • M. S. Pathak
  • V. Natarajan
Article
  • 14 Downloads

Abstract

In this work, we synthesized and characterized a narrow-band, ultraviolet-emitting Na3YSi2O7:Gd3+ material. A series of Na3Y1−xSi2O7:Gdx (x = 0.01 ≤ x ≤ 0.11) samples were synthesized using a sol–gel process. X-ray diffraction patterns of all the samples were found to be similar to the hexagonal Na3YSi2O7 phase. Morphology and functional group analysis were performed using scanning electron microscopy and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. The effects of gadolinium concentration on the luminescence intensity of the Na3YSi2O7:Gd3+ samples were investigated. The developed sample exhibited an ultraviolet emission peaking at 313 nm under 273-nm excitation. The dominant band at 313 nm was attributed to 6P7/2 → 8S7/2 transition of Gd3+ ions. The electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) studies revealed the presence of Gd3+ ions in octahedral Y3+ sites in the host lattice.

Keywords

Sol–gel XRD EPR Gd3+ ions Na3YSi2O7 photoluminescence 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) grant (2018M2B2A9065656) funded by the Korean Government (MSIT).

References

  1. 1.
    H. Ni, H. Liang, C. Liu, Q. Su, S. Sun, and Y. Tao, ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol. 1, R27 (2012).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    T. Sakamoto, S. Kousaka, K. Uematsu, T. Ishigaki, K. Toda, and M. Sato, Phys. Status Solidi A 208, 2731 (2011).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    S. Kousaka, K. Toda, T. Ishigaki, K. Uematsu, and M. Sato, Key Eng. Mater. 421–422, 360 (2010).Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    W. Zhao, S. An, B. Fan, and S. Li, Appl. Phys. A 111, 601 (2013).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    V. Brazzelli, F. Prestinari, M. Castello, E. Bellani, E. Roveda, T. Barbagallo, and G. Borroni, Pediatr. Dermatol. 22, 257 (2005).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    A.B. Gawande, R.P. Soneka, and S.K. Omanwar, Optik 39, 25 (2016).Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    A.O. Chauhan, A.B. Gawande, and S.K. Omanwar, Optik 127, 6647 (2016).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    V. Singh, G. Sivaramaiah, J.L. Rao, and S.H. Kim, J. Lumin. 143, 162 (2013).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    V. Singh, G. Sivaramaiah, J.L. Rao, and S.H. Kim, J. Electron. Mater. 43, 3486 (2014).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    V.V. Shinde, R.G. Kunghatkar, and S.J. Dhoble, Luminescence 30, 1257 (2015).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    H. Van Weelden, H. Baart De La Faille, E. Young, and J.C. Van Der Leun, Br. J. Dermatol. 119, 11 (1988).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    M. Ding, D. Chen, C. Lu, J. Xi, Z. Ji, and Z. Xu, J. Lumin. 186, 109 (2017).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    M. Xu, L. Wang, L. Liu, D. Jia, and R. Sheng, J. Lumin. 146, 475 (2014).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    W.-L. Feng, Mater. Lett. 110, 91 (2013).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    W. Zhao, S. An, B. Fan, and S. Li, Opt. Mater. 35, 1748 (2013).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    T. Deng, S. Yan, and J. Hu, J. Rare Earth 34, 137 (2016).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    S. Tamboli, B. Rajeswariand, and S.J. Dhoble, Luminescence 31, 551 (2016).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    V. Singh, G. Sivaramaiah, N. Singh, M.S. Pathak, J.L. Rao, H.D. Jirimali, and V. Natarajan, Optik 169, 397 (2018).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    D. Furniss, E.A. Harris, and D.B. Hollis, J. Phys. C Solid State Phys. 20, L147 (1987).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    P.T. Poojitha, V.K.M.S. Rani, U. Chalapthi, and M. Kumar, Chalcogenide Lett. 14, 11 (2017).Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    V. Singh, G. Sivaramaiah, J.L. Rao, R.S. Kumaran, P.K. Singh, T.-S. Kim, and L.K. Kim, J. Mater. Sci. Mater. Electron. 26, 5195 (2015).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    B. Umesh, H. Nagabhushana, S.C. Sharma, B. Eraiah, N. Dhananjaya, B.M. Nagabhushana, J.L. Rao, and R.P.S. Chakradhar, J. Alloys Compd. 591, 286 (2014).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    G. Xie, Radiat. Meas. 53–54, 45 (2013).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    J. Sun and D. Cui, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 97, 843 (2014).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. 25.
    P. Packiyaraj and P. Thangadurai, J. Lumin. 145, 997 (2014).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. 26.
    V. Singh, M. Sehadri, N. Singh, M.S. Pathak, R. Sensthil Kumaran, Y.-K. Choi, P.K. Singh, S.J. Dhoble, and A.K. Srivastava, J. Lumin. 176, 347 (2016).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. 27.
    A. Alemi and S. Khademinia, Int. Nano Lett. 5, 15 (2015).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    A. Alemi, S. Khademinia, and M. Sertkol, Int. Nano Lett. 5, 77 (2015).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. 29.
    K. Li, M. Xu, J. Fan, M. Shang, H. Lian, and J. Lin, J. Mater. Chem. C 3, 11618 (2015).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. 30.
    V. Singh, N. Singh, M.S. Pathak, S. Watanabe, T.K. Gundu Rao, P.K. Singh, and Y.-W. Kwon, J. Electron. Mater. Mater. Electron. 29, 4632 (2018).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. 31.
    S. Tamboli, G.B. Nair, S.J. Dhoble, and D.K. Burghate, Phys. B 535, 232 (2018).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. 32.
    P.P. Mokoena, I.M. Nagpure, V. Kumar, R.E. Kroon, E.J. Olivier, J.H. Neethling, H.C. Swart, and O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, J. Phys. Chem. Solids 75, 998 (2014).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. 33.
    K. Bennemans, C. Gorller-Walrand, and J.L. Adam, Chem. Phys. Lett. 280, 333 (1997).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. 34.
    V. Singh, G. Sivaramaiah, J.L. Rao, and S.H. Kim, Phys. B 416, 101 (2013).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. 35.
    E.M. Shishonok, S.V. Leonchik, J.W. Steeds, and D. Wolverson, Diam. Relat. Mater. 16, 1602 (2007).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  36. 36.
    E.J. Bosze, G.A. Hirata, L.E. Shea-Rohwer, and J. McKittrick, J. Lumin. 104, 47 (2003).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  37. 37.
    D. Rao, M. Tovar, S.B. Qseroff, D.C. Vier, S. Schultz, J.D. Thompson, S.-W. Cheong, and Z. Fisk, Phys. Rev. B 38, 8920 (1988).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vijay Singh
    • 1
    Email author
  • N. Singh
    • 1
  • M. S. Pathak
    • 1
  • V. Natarajan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringKonkuk UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.Institute of Advanced ResearchGandhinagarIndia

Personalised recommendations