Abstract

Transparent silicate glass-ceramics embedding Ni2+-doped Li2Ga5O8 nano-crystallites have been prepared by heat-treatment of NiO-doped Li2O-Ga2O3-SiO2 (LGS) glass. The quantum efficiency of near-infrared emission was estimated as about 9 % at room temperature.

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