Preparation of a novel red Rb2SiF6:Mn4+ phosphor with high thermal stability through a simple one-step approach

Mu Huai Fang, Hoang Duy Nguyen, Chun Che Lin, Ru Shi Liu

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Abstract

A new Rb2SiF6:Mn4+ phosphor has been successfully synthesized through a one-step co-precipitation method. The addition of H2O2 into the solution with appropriate reaction temperature results in the reduction of Mn7+ to Mn4+. Mn4+ is excited by UV and blue light, providing sharp red emission at approximately 630 nm. Rb2SiF6:Mn4+ has a Fm3m (225) cubic phase crystal structure as determined using X-ray diffraction and Total Pattern Analysis Solutions. No apparent impurity phase is found in the X-ray diffraction spectrum. All luminescence properties, namely, emission, excitation, and thermal luminescence spectrum, have been investigated in depth.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7277-7280
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry C
Volume3
Issue number28
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 28 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Chemistry

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