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Sagaidachnaya E. A., Kochubey V. I. Effect of the Temperature of NaYF4 : Er,Yb Upсonversion Particles on the Formation of Luminescence. Izvestiya of Sarat. Univ. Physics. , 2020, vol. 20, iss. 4, pp. 306-310. DOI: 10.18500/1817-3020-2020-20-4-306-310

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Effect of the Temperature of NaYF4 : Er,Yb Upсonversion Particles on the Formation of Luminescence

Sagaidachnaya Elena Aleksandrovna, Saratov State University
Kochubey Vyacheslav Ivanovich, Saratov State University

The intensity of upconversion luminescence depends nonlinearly on the excitation intensity. The aim of this work is to study the effect of the temperature of NaYF4:Er,Yb upconversion particles on the dependence of the luminescence intensity on the excitation intensity. The synthesized particles were observed to have the shape of a hexagonal prism with a width of about 440 nm and a height of 445 nm. The upconversion luminescence spectra were obtained in the temperature range of 22–55° C with the excitation intensity in the range of 1.5–9.4 W/cm2. The obtained results show the green-band luminescence photons can be generated by means of two-step and three-step mechanisms: the contribution of these mechanisms depends on the temperature of the particles. As the temperature increases, the contribution of the three-stage mechanism of green luminescence excitation is enhanced.

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