Abstract

The electronic structure properties of undoped single crystals of LiBaAlF6 (LBAF) were determined using low-temperature (T=10K) time-resolved far-ultraviolet (3.7–40 eV) synchrotron radiation spectroscopy, calculations for the spectra of optical functions, and x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. The bandgap of the investigated compound was found at Eg=12.3eV, the energy threshold for creation of the unrelaxed excitons at En=1=11.6eV, and the low-energy fundamental absorption edge at 11.0 eV. The subnanosecond photoluminescence emission band at 6.6 eV in LBAF single crystal is due to radiative valence-core transitions 2pF5pBa2+.

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S. I. Omelkov, V. Kiisk, I. Sildos, M. Kirm, V. Nagirnyi, V. A. Pustovarov, L. I. Isaenko, and S. I. Lobanov, “The luminescence microspectroscopy of Pr3+-doped LiBaAlF6 and Ba3Al2F12 crystals,” Radiat. Meas. 56, 49–53 (2013).
[CrossRef]

2012 (1)

V. N. Makhov, M. Kirm, G. Stryganyuk, S. Vielhauer, G. Zimmerer, B. Z. Malkin, O. V. Solovyev, and S. L. Korableva, “5d–4f luminescence of Ce3+, Gd3+ and Lu3+ in LiCaAlF6,” J. Lumin. 132, 418–424 (2012).
[CrossRef]

2010 (3)

S. I. Omelkov, M. Kirm, E. Feldbach, V. A. Pustovarov, S. O. Cholakh, and L. I. Isaenko, “Luminescence properties of undoped LiBaAlF6 single crystals,” J. Phys. Condens. Matter 22, 295504 (2010).
[CrossRef]

T. Balasubramanian, B. Jensen, S. Urpelainen, B. Sommarin, U. Johansson, M. Huttula, R. Sankar, E. Nõmmiste, S. Aksela, H. Aksela, and R. Nyholm, “The normal incidence monochromator beamline I3 on MAX III,” AIP Conf. Proc. 1234, 661–664 (2010).
[CrossRef]

H. Qiao, T. Liu, Q. Zhang, F. Cheng, and X. Zhou, “First-principles study of LiBaF3 crystals containing interstitial fluoride,” Curr. Appl. Phys. 10, 1286–1289 (2010).
[CrossRef]

2008 (1)

A. A. Merkulov, L. I. Isaenko, S. I. Lobanov, D. Y. Naumov, and N. V. Kuratieva, “LiBaAlF6 and the crystal chemistry of Li AIIBIIF6 phases,” Acta Crystallogr. C64, i66–i68 (2008).

2007 (2)

G. Zimmerer, “SUPERLUMI: a unique setup for luminescence spectroscopy with synchrotron radiation,” Radiat. Meas. 42, 859–864 (2007).
[CrossRef]

G. A. Aghalte, S. K. Omanwar, and S. V. Moharil, “Luminescence characteristics of LiCaAlF6:Eu phosphor,” Phys. Status Solidi (a) 204, 1561–1566 (2007).
[CrossRef]

2006 (2)

D. J. Spence, H. L. Coutt, and D. W. Coutt, “Low-threshold miniature Ce:LiCAF lasers,” Opt. Commun. 262, 238–240 (2006).
[CrossRef]

G. Alderighi, G. Toci, M. Vannini, D. Parisi, S. Bigotta, and M. Tonelli, “High efficiency UV solid state based on Ce:LiCaAlF6 crystals,” Appl. Phys. B 83, 51–54 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2005 (2)

N. Shiran, A. Gektin, S. Neicheva, M. Weber, S. Derenzo, M. Kirm, M. True, I. Shpinkov, D. Spassky, K. Shimamura, and N. Ichinose, “Energy transfer in pure and Ce-doped LiCaAlF6 and LiSrAlF6 crystals,” Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 537, 266–270 (2005).
[CrossRef]

M. Kirm, M. True, S. Vielhauer, G. Zimmerer, N. V. Shiran, I. Shpinkov, D. Spassky, K. Shimamura, and N. Ichinose, “VUV spectroscopy of pure LiCaAlF6 crystals,” Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 537, 291–294 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2004 (1)

P. A. Rodnyi, “Core-valence luminescence in scintillators,” Radiat. Meas. 38, 343–352 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2003 (2)

A. V. Gektin, N. V. Shiran, S. V. Neicheva, M. J. Weber, S. E. Derenzo, and W. W. Moses, “Energy transfer in LiCaAlF6:Ce3+,” J. Lumin. 102–103, 460–463 (2003).
[CrossRef]

M. Kirm, A. Lushchik, C. Lushchik, S. Vielhauer, and G. Zimmerer, “Luminescence of pure and doped Al2O3 and MgO single crystals under inner-shell excitation,” J. Lumin. 102–103, 307–312 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002 (1)

K. Shimamura, H. Sato, A. Bensalah, H. Machida, N. Sakura, and T. Fukuda, “Growth of Ce-doped colquiriite- and scheelite-type single crystals for UV laser applications,” Opt. Mater. 19, 109–116 (2002).
[CrossRef]

1999 (1)

A. Belsky and J. C. Krupa, “Luminescence excitation mechanisms of rare earth doped phosphors in the VUV range,” Displays 19, 185–196 (1999).
[CrossRef]

1996 (1)

R. Y. Abdulsabirov, I. I. Antonova, S. L. Korableva, N. M. Nizamutdinov, V. G. Stepanov, and N. M. Khasanova, “EPR of trivalent iron ions in a crystal LiSrAlF6,” Phys. Solid State 38, 893–894 (1996).

1994 (1)

1992 (1)

A. S. Voloshinovskii, V. B. Mikhailik, P. A. Rodnyi, and S. N. Pydzyrailo, “Core-valence luminescence in crystals based on CsBr,” Sov. Phys. Solid State 34, 366–370 (1992).

1991 (1)

1990 (1)

P. A. Rodnyi, M. A. Terekhin, and S. V. Petrov, “Radiative core-valence transitions in a RbCaF3 crystal,” Sov. Phys. Solid State 32, 1844–1845 (1990).

1963 (1)

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R. Y. Abdulsabirov, I. I. Antonova, S. L. Korableva, N. M. Nizamutdinov, V. G. Stepanov, and N. M. Khasanova, “EPR of trivalent iron ions in a crystal LiSrAlF6,” Phys. Solid State 38, 893–894 (1996).

Aghalte, G. A.

G. A. Aghalte, S. K. Omanwar, and S. V. Moharil, “Luminescence characteristics of LiCaAlF6:Eu phosphor,” Phys. Status Solidi (a) 204, 1561–1566 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Aksela, H.

T. Balasubramanian, B. Jensen, S. Urpelainen, B. Sommarin, U. Johansson, M. Huttula, R. Sankar, E. Nõmmiste, S. Aksela, H. Aksela, and R. Nyholm, “The normal incidence monochromator beamline I3 on MAX III,” AIP Conf. Proc. 1234, 661–664 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Aksela, S.

T. Balasubramanian, B. Jensen, S. Urpelainen, B. Sommarin, U. Johansson, M. Huttula, R. Sankar, E. Nõmmiste, S. Aksela, H. Aksela, and R. Nyholm, “The normal incidence monochromator beamline I3 on MAX III,” AIP Conf. Proc. 1234, 661–664 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Alderighi, G.

G. Alderighi, G. Toci, M. Vannini, D. Parisi, S. Bigotta, and M. Tonelli, “High efficiency UV solid state based on Ce:LiCaAlF6 crystals,” Appl. Phys. B 83, 51–54 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Antonova, I. I.

R. Y. Abdulsabirov, I. I. Antonova, S. L. Korableva, N. M. Nizamutdinov, V. G. Stepanov, and N. M. Khasanova, “EPR of trivalent iron ions in a crystal LiSrAlF6,” Phys. Solid State 38, 893–894 (1996).

Balasubramanian, T.

T. Balasubramanian, B. Jensen, S. Urpelainen, B. Sommarin, U. Johansson, M. Huttula, R. Sankar, E. Nõmmiste, S. Aksela, H. Aksela, and R. Nyholm, “The normal incidence monochromator beamline I3 on MAX III,” AIP Conf. Proc. 1234, 661–664 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Belsky, A.

A. Belsky and J. C. Krupa, “Luminescence excitation mechanisms of rare earth doped phosphors in the VUV range,” Displays 19, 185–196 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Bensalah, A.

K. Shimamura, H. Sato, A. Bensalah, H. Machida, N. Sakura, and T. Fukuda, “Growth of Ce-doped colquiriite- and scheelite-type single crystals for UV laser applications,” Opt. Mater. 19, 109–116 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Bigotta, S.

G. Alderighi, G. Toci, M. Vannini, D. Parisi, S. Bigotta, and M. Tonelli, “High efficiency UV solid state based on Ce:LiCaAlF6 crystals,” Appl. Phys. B 83, 51–54 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Bomben, K. D.

J. F. Moulder, W. F. Stickle, P. E. Sobol, and K. D. Bomben, Handbook of X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy. A Reference Book of Standard Spectra for Identification and Interpretation of XPS Data. (Physical Electronics, 1995).

Born, M.

M. Born and E. Wolf, Principles of Optics (Pergamon, 1980).

Castillo, V.

Chai, B. H. T.

Cheng, F.

H. Qiao, T. Liu, Q. Zhang, F. Cheng, and X. Zhou, “First-principles study of LiBaF3 crystals containing interstitial fluoride,” Curr. Appl. Phys. 10, 1286–1289 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Cholakh, S. O.

S. I. Omelkov, M. Kirm, E. Feldbach, V. A. Pustovarov, S. O. Cholakh, and L. I. Isaenko, “Luminescence properties of undoped LiBaAlF6 single crystals,” J. Phys. Condens. Matter 22, 295504 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Coutt, D. W.

D. J. Spence, H. L. Coutt, and D. W. Coutt, “Low-threshold miniature Ce:LiCAF lasers,” Opt. Commun. 262, 238–240 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Coutt, H. L.

D. J. Spence, H. L. Coutt, and D. W. Coutt, “Low-threshold miniature Ce:LiCAF lasers,” Opt. Commun. 262, 238–240 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Davis, L. E.

Derenzo, S.

N. Shiran, A. Gektin, S. Neicheva, M. Weber, S. Derenzo, M. Kirm, M. True, I. Shpinkov, D. Spassky, K. Shimamura, and N. Ichinose, “Energy transfer in pure and Ce-doped LiCaAlF6 and LiSrAlF6 crystals,” Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 537, 266–270 (2005).
[CrossRef]

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A. V. Gektin, N. V. Shiran, S. V. Neicheva, M. J. Weber, S. E. Derenzo, and W. W. Moses, “Energy transfer in LiCaAlF6:Ce3+,” J. Lumin. 102–103, 460–463 (2003).
[CrossRef]

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P. W. Milonni and J. H. Eberly, Laser Physics (Wiley, 2010).

Feldbach, E.

S. I. Omelkov, M. Kirm, E. Feldbach, V. A. Pustovarov, S. O. Cholakh, and L. I. Isaenko, “Luminescence properties of undoped LiBaAlF6 single crystals,” J. Phys. Condens. Matter 22, 295504 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Fukuda, T.

K. Shimamura, H. Sato, A. Bensalah, H. Machida, N. Sakura, and T. Fukuda, “Growth of Ce-doped colquiriite- and scheelite-type single crystals for UV laser applications,” Opt. Mater. 19, 109–116 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Gektin, A.

N. Shiran, A. Gektin, S. Neicheva, M. Weber, S. Derenzo, M. Kirm, M. True, I. Shpinkov, D. Spassky, K. Shimamura, and N. Ichinose, “Energy transfer in pure and Ce-doped LiCaAlF6 and LiSrAlF6 crystals,” Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 537, 266–270 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Gektin, A. V.

A. V. Gektin, N. V. Shiran, S. V. Neicheva, M. J. Weber, S. E. Derenzo, and W. W. Moses, “Energy transfer in LiCaAlF6:Ce3+,” J. Lumin. 102–103, 460–463 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Hughes, R. S.

Huttula, M.

T. Balasubramanian, B. Jensen, S. Urpelainen, B. Sommarin, U. Johansson, M. Huttula, R. Sankar, E. Nõmmiste, S. Aksela, H. Aksela, and R. Nyholm, “The normal incidence monochromator beamline I3 on MAX III,” AIP Conf. Proc. 1234, 661–664 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Ichinose, N.

N. Shiran, A. Gektin, S. Neicheva, M. Weber, S. Derenzo, M. Kirm, M. True, I. Shpinkov, D. Spassky, K. Shimamura, and N. Ichinose, “Energy transfer in pure and Ce-doped LiCaAlF6 and LiSrAlF6 crystals,” Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 537, 266–270 (2005).
[CrossRef]

M. Kirm, M. True, S. Vielhauer, G. Zimmerer, N. V. Shiran, I. Shpinkov, D. Spassky, K. Shimamura, and N. Ichinose, “VUV spectroscopy of pure LiCaAlF6 crystals,” Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 537, 291–294 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Isaenko, L. I.

S. I. Omelkov, V. Kiisk, I. Sildos, M. Kirm, V. Nagirnyi, V. A. Pustovarov, L. I. Isaenko, and S. I. Lobanov, “The luminescence microspectroscopy of Pr3+-doped LiBaAlF6 and Ba3Al2F12 crystals,” Radiat. Meas. 56, 49–53 (2013).
[CrossRef]

S. I. Omelkov, M. Kirm, E. Feldbach, V. A. Pustovarov, S. O. Cholakh, and L. I. Isaenko, “Luminescence properties of undoped LiBaAlF6 single crystals,” J. Phys. Condens. Matter 22, 295504 (2010).
[CrossRef]

A. A. Merkulov, L. I. Isaenko, S. I. Lobanov, D. Y. Naumov, and N. V. Kuratieva, “LiBaAlF6 and the crystal chemistry of Li AIIBIIF6 phases,” Acta Crystallogr. C64, i66–i68 (2008).

Jensen, B.

T. Balasubramanian, B. Jensen, S. Urpelainen, B. Sommarin, U. Johansson, M. Huttula, R. Sankar, E. Nõmmiste, S. Aksela, H. Aksela, and R. Nyholm, “The normal incidence monochromator beamline I3 on MAX III,” AIP Conf. Proc. 1234, 661–664 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Johansson, U.

T. Balasubramanian, B. Jensen, S. Urpelainen, B. Sommarin, U. Johansson, M. Huttula, R. Sankar, E. Nõmmiste, S. Aksela, H. Aksela, and R. Nyholm, “The normal incidence monochromator beamline I3 on MAX III,” AIP Conf. Proc. 1234, 661–664 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Kasikov, A.

I. N. Ogorodnikov, S. I. Omelkov, A. Kasikov, M. Kirm, and V. A. Pustovarov, “Optical and luminescence characterization of LiBaAlF6 single crystals,” Opt. Mater. (submitted).

Khasanova, N. M.

R. Y. Abdulsabirov, I. I. Antonova, S. L. Korableva, N. M. Nizamutdinov, V. G. Stepanov, and N. M. Khasanova, “EPR of trivalent iron ions in a crystal LiSrAlF6,” Phys. Solid State 38, 893–894 (1996).

Kiisk, V.

S. I. Omelkov, V. Kiisk, I. Sildos, M. Kirm, V. Nagirnyi, V. A. Pustovarov, L. I. Isaenko, and S. I. Lobanov, “The luminescence microspectroscopy of Pr3+-doped LiBaAlF6 and Ba3Al2F12 crystals,” Radiat. Meas. 56, 49–53 (2013).
[CrossRef]

Kirm, M.

S. I. Omelkov, V. Kiisk, I. Sildos, M. Kirm, V. Nagirnyi, V. A. Pustovarov, L. I. Isaenko, and S. I. Lobanov, “The luminescence microspectroscopy of Pr3+-doped LiBaAlF6 and Ba3Al2F12 crystals,” Radiat. Meas. 56, 49–53 (2013).
[CrossRef]

V. N. Makhov, M. Kirm, G. Stryganyuk, S. Vielhauer, G. Zimmerer, B. Z. Malkin, O. V. Solovyev, and S. L. Korableva, “5d–4f luminescence of Ce3+, Gd3+ and Lu3+ in LiCaAlF6,” J. Lumin. 132, 418–424 (2012).
[CrossRef]

S. I. Omelkov, M. Kirm, E. Feldbach, V. A. Pustovarov, S. O. Cholakh, and L. I. Isaenko, “Luminescence properties of undoped LiBaAlF6 single crystals,” J. Phys. Condens. Matter 22, 295504 (2010).
[CrossRef]

M. Kirm, M. True, S. Vielhauer, G. Zimmerer, N. V. Shiran, I. Shpinkov, D. Spassky, K. Shimamura, and N. Ichinose, “VUV spectroscopy of pure LiCaAlF6 crystals,” Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 537, 291–294 (2005).
[CrossRef]

N. Shiran, A. Gektin, S. Neicheva, M. Weber, S. Derenzo, M. Kirm, M. True, I. Shpinkov, D. Spassky, K. Shimamura, and N. Ichinose, “Energy transfer in pure and Ce-doped LiCaAlF6 and LiSrAlF6 crystals,” Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 537, 266–270 (2005).
[CrossRef]

M. Kirm, A. Lushchik, C. Lushchik, S. Vielhauer, and G. Zimmerer, “Luminescence of pure and doped Al2O3 and MgO single crystals under inner-shell excitation,” J. Lumin. 102–103, 307–312 (2003).
[CrossRef]

I. N. Ogorodnikov, S. I. Omelkov, A. Kasikov, M. Kirm, and V. A. Pustovarov, “Optical and luminescence characterization of LiBaAlF6 single crystals,” Opt. Mater. (submitted).

Korableva, S. L.

V. N. Makhov, M. Kirm, G. Stryganyuk, S. Vielhauer, G. Zimmerer, B. Z. Malkin, O. V. Solovyev, and S. L. Korableva, “5d–4f luminescence of Ce3+, Gd3+ and Lu3+ in LiCaAlF6,” J. Lumin. 132, 418–424 (2012).
[CrossRef]

R. Y. Abdulsabirov, I. I. Antonova, S. L. Korableva, N. M. Nizamutdinov, V. G. Stepanov, and N. M. Khasanova, “EPR of trivalent iron ions in a crystal LiSrAlF6,” Phys. Solid State 38, 893–894 (1996).

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A. S. Voloshinovskii, V. B. Mikhailik, P. A. Rodnyi, and S. N. Pydzyrailo, “Core-valence luminescence in crystals based on CsBr,” Sov. Phys. Solid State 34, 366–370 (1992).

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V. N. Makhov, M. Kirm, G. Stryganyuk, S. Vielhauer, G. Zimmerer, B. Z. Malkin, O. V. Solovyev, and S. L. Korableva, “5d–4f luminescence of Ce3+, Gd3+ and Lu3+ in LiCaAlF6,” J. Lumin. 132, 418–424 (2012).
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Spassky, D.

N. Shiran, A. Gektin, S. Neicheva, M. Weber, S. Derenzo, M. Kirm, M. True, I. Shpinkov, D. Spassky, K. Shimamura, and N. Ichinose, “Energy transfer in pure and Ce-doped LiCaAlF6 and LiSrAlF6 crystals,” Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 537, 266–270 (2005).
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J. F. Moulder, W. F. Stickle, P. E. Sobol, and K. D. Bomben, Handbook of X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy. A Reference Book of Standard Spectra for Identification and Interpretation of XPS Data. (Physical Electronics, 1995).

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V. N. Makhov, M. Kirm, G. Stryganyuk, S. Vielhauer, G. Zimmerer, B. Z. Malkin, O. V. Solovyev, and S. L. Korableva, “5d–4f luminescence of Ce3+, Gd3+ and Lu3+ in LiCaAlF6,” J. Lumin. 132, 418–424 (2012).
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G. Alderighi, G. Toci, M. Vannini, D. Parisi, S. Bigotta, and M. Tonelli, “High efficiency UV solid state based on Ce:LiCaAlF6 crystals,” Appl. Phys. B 83, 51–54 (2006).
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G. Alderighi, G. Toci, M. Vannini, D. Parisi, S. Bigotta, and M. Tonelli, “High efficiency UV solid state based on Ce:LiCaAlF6 crystals,” Appl. Phys. B 83, 51–54 (2006).
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M. Kirm, M. True, S. Vielhauer, G. Zimmerer, N. V. Shiran, I. Shpinkov, D. Spassky, K. Shimamura, and N. Ichinose, “VUV spectroscopy of pure LiCaAlF6 crystals,” Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 537, 291–294 (2005).
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G. Alderighi, G. Toci, M. Vannini, D. Parisi, S. Bigotta, and M. Tonelli, “High efficiency UV solid state based on Ce:LiCaAlF6 crystals,” Appl. Phys. B 83, 51–54 (2006).
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N. Shiran, A. Gektin, S. Neicheva, M. Weber, S. Derenzo, M. Kirm, M. True, I. Shpinkov, D. Spassky, K. Shimamura, and N. Ichinose, “Energy transfer in pure and Ce-doped LiCaAlF6 and LiSrAlF6 crystals,” Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 537, 266–270 (2005).
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Acta Crystallogr. (1)

A. A. Merkulov, L. I. Isaenko, S. I. Lobanov, D. Y. Naumov, and N. V. Kuratieva, “LiBaAlF6 and the crystal chemistry of Li AIIBIIF6 phases,” Acta Crystallogr. C64, i66–i68 (2008).

AIP Conf. Proc. (1)

T. Balasubramanian, B. Jensen, S. Urpelainen, B. Sommarin, U. Johansson, M. Huttula, R. Sankar, E. Nõmmiste, S. Aksela, H. Aksela, and R. Nyholm, “The normal incidence monochromator beamline I3 on MAX III,” AIP Conf. Proc. 1234, 661–664 (2010).
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Appl. Opt. (1)

Appl. Phys. B (1)

G. Alderighi, G. Toci, M. Vannini, D. Parisi, S. Bigotta, and M. Tonelli, “High efficiency UV solid state based on Ce:LiCaAlF6 crystals,” Appl. Phys. B 83, 51–54 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Curr. Appl. Phys. (1)

H. Qiao, T. Liu, Q. Zhang, F. Cheng, and X. Zhou, “First-principles study of LiBaF3 crystals containing interstitial fluoride,” Curr. Appl. Phys. 10, 1286–1289 (2010).
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Displays (1)

A. Belsky and J. C. Krupa, “Luminescence excitation mechanisms of rare earth doped phosphors in the VUV range,” Displays 19, 185–196 (1999).
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Figures (9)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Reflection spectrum of LBAF single crystal recorded at 10 K. The points correspond to the experimental data, and the solid lines are the results of the approximation. The vertical arrow indicates the calculated value of Eg.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Spectra of LBAF single crystal: (a) reflection spectrum recorded at T=10K, (b),(c) spectra of the optical functions calculated by Kramers–Krönig transform. The vertical arrows indicate the calculated value of Eg and the possible interpretations of the electronic transitions.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Overview of x-ray photoelectron spectrum of LBAF single crystal. The energy range from 0 to 500 eV is shown on an enlarged scale.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

X-ray photoelectron spectra registered for LBAF single crystal in the energy range of quasi-core electronic levels: (a) Li 1s, (b) Al 2p, (c) C 1s, (d) O 1s, (e) F 1s, and (f) Ba 3d. Line intensities are normalized to the maximum for better viewing.

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

X-ray photoelectron spectrum of the valence band and the upper quasi-core states registered for LBAF single crystal at room temperature. The vertical arrow indicates the estimated Eg/2 value.

Fig. 6.
Fig. 6.

PL emission spectra recorded for LBAF single crystal at T=10K (1,3) and 290 K (2) monitoring emission at TI mode (1,2) and at 0–0.5 ns time window upon selective photoexcitation at Eex=22eV. Curves (1,2) are plotted in the same scale, while curve (3) is normalized to the maximum.

Fig. 7.
Fig. 7.

Spectra of LBAF single crystal: PLE spectra recorded at T=10K monitoring emission at Em=4.3 and 6.6 eV; dispersion of the absorption coefficient μ(E) calculated by Kramers–Krönig transform.

Fig. 8.
Fig. 8.

PL decay kinetics recorded for LBAF single crystal at T=10K monitoring emission at 6.6 eV upon excitation at Eex=120eV.

Fig. 9.
Fig. 9.

Fragments of the time-resolved (TW1, TW2) and time-integrated (TI) PL emission spectra recorded for LBAF single crystal at T=10K upon selective excitation at Eex=120eV. All spectra are normalized to unity at the maximum at 4.3 eV.

Tables (1)

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Table 1. Parameters of Approximation for Reflection Spectra Recorded in the Energy Range of the Low-Energy Tail of the Host Absorption: Ordinal Number of a Transition (j), Transition Energy (Ej), Full Width at Half-Maximum (Γj), and Amplitude (Mj)a

Equations (6)

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δε^j=MjEj2E2iΓjE,
ε^(E)=ε+MrEr2E2iΓrE+MbEb2E2iΓbE+jMjEj2E2iΓjE,
R(E)=|cosθn^cosθ^cosθ+n^cosθ^|2.
D=1Nl=1N|Rl(m)Rl(c)|Rl(m),
μ=4πkλ×107,
I(E)=η(E)(1R(E))1exp(μ(E)d)1+μ(E)L,

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