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Seminar Announcement: Bakang Moses Mothudi

posted Oct 5, 2017, 12:12 AM by Stefano Varas   [ updated Oct 5, 2017, 12:12 AM ]

Announcement
Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 15:00
Sala Grande Palazzina B via alla Cascata 56/C

"Structural and optical properies evaluation of NIR up-converting Er3+ doped ZnTiO3-Zn2TiO4 nanocomposite phosphor"

Bakang Moses Mothudi
University of South África
bkmmothudi@gmail.com
mothubm@unisa.ac.za

Abstract
NIR up-converting Er3+ doped ZnTiO3-Zn2TiO4 nanocomposite phosphor. ZnTiO3-Zn2TiO4 doped with 2 mol% Er3+ was synthesized via solid state reaction method. The X-ray diffractometer (XRD) confirmed the crystallization of both the hexagonal ZnTiO3 and cubic spinel Zn2TiO4 phases. The phosphors were excited in the near-infrared (NIR) region with a wavelength of 980 nm diode laser, and the corresponding up-conversion emission lines were observed in the visible range at 543, 553, 650 – 670 nm, which correspond to 2H11/2, 4S1/24I15/2 and 4F9/24I15/2 transitions of Er3+ ions, respectively.

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Stefano Varas,
Oct 5, 2017, 12:12 AM