Luminescent property and application research of red molybdate phosphors for W-LEDs

  • Yan Chen
  • Yongyin Liang
  • Minjun Cai
  • Taiyan Ke
  • Mei Zhang
  • Xin He
  • Qingguang Zeng


Gd2(MoO4)3:10%Eu3+ and AgGdMo2O8:10%Eu3+ phosphors were synthesized by a liquid deposition method and characterized by X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, diffuse reflectance and fluorescent spectrophotometry. Gd2(MoO4)3 phosphor is of orthorhombic structure and AgGdMo2O8 phosphor is of tetragonal structure. Both of the phosphors have high absorption and excitation efficiency in near ultraviolet area, which emit mainly at about 615 nm with narrow bands. Comparing with Gd2(MoO4)3:10%Eu3+, AgGdMo2O8:10%Eu3+ red phosphor has small size and uniform distribution. Therefore, under 395 nm excitation, the emission intensity of AgGdMo2O8:10%Eu3+ around 615 nm is twice as much as that of Gd2(MoO4)3:Eu3+. Moreover, the color purity and luminous efficiency of the phosphors converted LEDs based on AgGdMo2O8:10%Eu3+ red phosphor and Ga(In)N chips, are also higher than that of Gd2(MoO4)3:Eu3+. The results demonstrated that AgGdMo2O8:Eu3+ is more suitable to be a red phosphor applying for white LEDs.



This work is supported by the National Nature Science Foundation of China (51602227), Scientific Foundation for Yong Teachers of Wuyi University (2016zk06), Science and Technology Projects of Guangdong Province (2015A090905010); Cultivation Fund of Outstanding Young Teachers in Higher Education of Guangdong Province (YQ2015161); Innovative Research Team in University of Guangdong (2015KCXTD027), Cooperative education platform of Guangdong province ([2016]31), The science and technology project of Jiangmen ([2017]307and [2017]149).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Applied Physics and MaterialsWuyi UniversityJiangmenPeople’s Republic of China

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