Optimizing after-glow luminescent parameters of Sr4Al14O25:Eu2+, Dy3+, by sol–gel method and combustion process

Wei Jhe Huang, Yen Hsun Su, Po Yen Kung, Kuan Bo Lin

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Strontium aluminates are viewed as a promising persistent luminescent materials. There are many researches on strontium aluminates, including SrAl2O4, Sr4Al14O25. Between these two phases, Sr4Al14O25 shows much better properties than SrAl2O4. The traditional way to synthesize Sr4Al14O25 is the solid state reaction. However, it exists few problems, especially non-homogeneous product. As a result, there are two methods chosen to make homogeneous precursor. One is sol–gel method, the other is combustion with Urea as a fuel. Boric acid is added as a flux in both method. In this study, combustion process is found to be a better way for synthesizing Sr4Al14O25. We change the temperature, synthetic method. The samples are finely grinded and used for XRD analysis, photoluminescence measurement, and after-glow decay curve to figure out the optimizing luminescent parameters.

Original languageEnglish
Article number251
JournalOptical and Quantum Electronics
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jul 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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