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Enhancement of up-conversion luminescence properties in Yb3+/Tm3+/Er3+ tri-doped transparent oxyfluoride tellurite glass ceramics
Chunlei Yu, Dongbing He, Guonian Wang, Junjie Zhang, Lili Hu
Key Laboratory of Material Science and Technology for High Power Lasers, [Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics], Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 201800, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2010, 08(02): pp.197-198-2

Keywords(OCIS Code): 160.2750  160.2540  160.4760  160.5690  

Optically transparent Er<sup>3+</sup>/Tm<sup>3+</sup>/Yb<sup>3+</sup> tri-doped oxyfluoride tellurite based nano-crystallized glass ceramics with the batching composition of 73TeO<sub>2</sub>-15ZnO-7ZnF<sub>2</sub>-3YF<sub>3</sub>-1.5YbF<sub>3</sub>-0.3ErF<sub>3</sub>-0.2TmF<sub>3</sub> (mol%) is prepared by a conventional melting quenching and the subsequent heat treatment processes. The sizes of grown nano-crystals in glass matrix appear to be smaller than 100 nm from the scanning electron microscope measurement. Visible up-conversion luminescence of the as melted glass and glass ceramics is investigated. The three-color up-conversion luminescence intensities by 980-nm pumping are increased significantly due to the heat treatment, and the blue intensity increases with a higher magnitude than other wavelengths after heat treatment.

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Get Citation: Chunlei Yu, Dongbing He, Guonian Wang, Junjie Zhang, Lili Hu, "Enhancement of up-conversion luminescence properties in Yb3+/Tm3+/Er3+ tri-doped transparent oxyfluoride tellurite glass ceramics," Chin. Opt. Lett. 08(02), 197-198-2(2010)

Note: This work was supported by the National "863" Projectof China (No. 2007AA03Z441) and the National Nat-ural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 50672107 and60607014).


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