Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 49, Issue 13, pp 4499–4505 | Cite as

Structural phase and morphology control of tetragonal and hexagonal YPO4:Eu nanoflakes for tunable luminescence properties

  • Qin Wang
  • Yingjun Li
  • Jing Guo
  • Baocang Liu
  • Alideertu Dong
  • Guangran Xu
  • Jun Zhang


Eu3+-doped tetragonal and hexagonal YPO4 nanocrystals with different phase structures and morphologies were successfully synthesized by a solvothermal method. It was found that the pH value is a crucial factor in determining the phase structures and their morphologies of YPO4:Eu nanocrystals. The crystal structure and the properties of the Eu3+-doped YPO4 nanocrystals were characterized by XRD, SEM, TEM, UV–Vis spectroscopy.


Luminescence Property Tetragonal Phase Hexagonal Phase Solvothermal Method YPO4 
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This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (21201097, 21261011), Key project of Inner Mongolia National Natural Science Foundation (2010Zd03), Application Program from Inner Mongolia Science and Technology Department (113307), and Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University (NCET-10-0907) and Higher-level Talents of Inner Mongolia (SPH-IMU-Z20100107).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qin Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yingjun Li
    • 1
  • Jing Guo
    • 1
  • Baocang Liu
    • 1
  • Alideertu Dong
    • 1
  • Guangran Xu
    • 1
  • Jun Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Chemistry and Chemical EngineerigInner Mongolia UniversityHohhotPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Key Lab of Micro- & Nano-Functional Materials in Inner MongoliaHohhotPeople’s Republic of China

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