Abstract

The near-infrared emission intensity of Ni2+ in Yb3+/Ni2+ codoped transparent MgO-Al2O3-Ga2O3-SiO2-TiO2 glass ceramics could be enhanced up to 4.4 times via energy transfer from Yb3+ to Ni2+ in nanocrystals. The best Yb2O3 concentration was about 1.00 mol%. For the Yb3+/Ni2+ codoped glass ceramic with 1.00 mol% Yb2O3, a broadband near-infrared emission centered at 1265 nm with full width at half maximum of about 300 nm and lifetime of about 220 µs was observed. The energy transfer mechanism was also discussed.

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2007 (1)

B. Wu, S. Zhou, J. Ren, D. Chen, X. Jiang, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Broadband infrared luminescence from transparent glass-ceramics containing Ni2+-doped β-Ga2O3 nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. B 87, 697–699 (2007).
[Crossref]

2006 (1)

C. Yan, G. Zhao, L. Zhang, J. Xu, X. Liang, D. Juan, W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, “A new Yb-doped oxyorthosilicate laser crystal: Yb:Gd2SiO5,” Solid State Commun. 137, 451–455 (2006).
[Crossref]

2005 (5)

T. Suzuki, G. S. Murugan, and Y. Ohishi, “Optical properties of transparent Li2O-Ga2O3-SiO2 glassceramics embedding Ni-doped nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 131903-1–3 (2005).
[Crossref]

T. Suzuki, K. Horibuchi, and Y. Ohishi, “Structural and optical properties of ZnO-Al2O3-SiO2 system glassceramics containing Ni2+-doped nanocrystals”, J. Non-Crystal. Solids 351, 2304–2309 (2005).
[Crossref]

W. G. Quirino, M .J. V. Bell, S. L. Oliveira, and L. A. O. Nunes, “Effects of non-radiative processes on the infrared luminescence of Yb3+ doped glasses,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 351, 2044–2048 (2005).
[Crossref]

S. García-Revilla, P. Gerner, H. U. Güdel, and R. Valiente, “Yb3+-sensitized visible Ni2+ photon upconversion in codoped CsCdBr3 and CsMgBr3,” Phys. Rew. B 72, 125111-1–9 (2005).
[Crossref]

X. Xu, Z. Zhao, P. Song, G. Zhou, J. Xu, and P. Deng, “Infrared (1.2-1.6 µm) luminescence in Yb, Cr:YAG with 940 nm diode pumping,” Mat. Sci. Eng. B 117, 17–20 (2005).
[Crossref]

2003 (1)

A. Yoshikawa, G. Boulon, L. Laversenne, H. Ganibano, K. Lebbou, A. Collombet, and Y. Guyot, “Growth and spectroscopic analysis of Yb3+-doped Y3Al5O12 fiber single crystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 94, 5479–5488 (2003).
[Crossref]

2002 (4)

K. Lu and N. K. Dutta, “Spectroscopic properties of Yb-doped silica glass,” J. Appl. Phys. 91, 576–581 (2002).
[Crossref]

B. N. Samson, L. R. Pinckney, J. Wang, G. H. Beall, and N. F. Borrelli, “Nickel-doped nanocrystalline glass-ceramics fiber,” Opt. Lett. 27, 1309–1311 (2002).
[Crossref]

S. Heer, M. Weruth, K. Krämer, and H. U. Güdel, “Sharp 2E upconversion luminescence of Cr3+ in Y3Ga5O12 codoped with Cr3+ and Yb3+,” Phys. Rew. B 65, 125112-1–10 (2002).
[Crossref]

R. Valiente, O. S. Wenger, and H. U. Güdel, “Upconversion luminescence in Yb3+ doped CsMnCl3: Spectroscopy, dynamics, and mechanisms,” J. Chem. Phys. 116, 5196–5204 (2002).
[Crossref]

1986 (1)

R. T. Brundage and W. M. Yen, “Energy transfer among Yb3+ ions in a silicate glass,” Phys. Rev. B 34, 8810–8814 (1986).
[Crossref]

1953 (1)

D. L. Dexter, “A theory of sensitized luminescence in solids,” J. Chem. Phys. 21, 836–850 (1953).
[Crossref]

Beall, G. H.

Bell, M .J. V.

W. G. Quirino, M .J. V. Bell, S. L. Oliveira, and L. A. O. Nunes, “Effects of non-radiative processes on the infrared luminescence of Yb3+ doped glasses,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 351, 2044–2048 (2005).
[Crossref]

Blasse, G.

G. Blasse and B. C. Grabmaier, Luminescence Materials (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1994).
[Crossref]

Borrelli, N. F.

Boulon, G.

A. Yoshikawa, G. Boulon, L. Laversenne, H. Ganibano, K. Lebbou, A. Collombet, and Y. Guyot, “Growth and spectroscopic analysis of Yb3+-doped Y3Al5O12 fiber single crystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 94, 5479–5488 (2003).
[Crossref]

Brundage, R. T.

R. T. Brundage and W. M. Yen, “Energy transfer among Yb3+ ions in a silicate glass,” Phys. Rev. B 34, 8810–8814 (1986).
[Crossref]

Chen, D.

B. Wu, S. Zhou, J. Ren, D. Chen, X. Jiang, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Broadband infrared luminescence from transparent glass-ceramics containing Ni2+-doped β-Ga2O3 nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. B 87, 697–699 (2007).
[Crossref]

B. Wu, N. Jiang, S. Zhou, D. Chen, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Transparent Ni2+-doped silicate glass ceramics for broadband near-infrared emission,” Opt. Mater. (Accepted).

Collombet, A.

A. Yoshikawa, G. Boulon, L. Laversenne, H. Ganibano, K. Lebbou, A. Collombet, and Y. Guyot, “Growth and spectroscopic analysis of Yb3+-doped Y3Al5O12 fiber single crystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 94, 5479–5488 (2003).
[Crossref]

Deng, P.

X. Xu, Z. Zhao, P. Song, G. Zhou, J. Xu, and P. Deng, “Infrared (1.2-1.6 µm) luminescence in Yb, Cr:YAG with 940 nm diode pumping,” Mat. Sci. Eng. B 117, 17–20 (2005).
[Crossref]

Dexter, D. L.

D. L. Dexter, “A theory of sensitized luminescence in solids,” J. Chem. Phys. 21, 836–850 (1953).
[Crossref]

Ding, L.

C. Yan, G. Zhao, L. Zhang, J. Xu, X. Liang, D. Juan, W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, “A new Yb-doped oxyorthosilicate laser crystal: Yb:Gd2SiO5,” Solid State Commun. 137, 451–455 (2006).
[Crossref]

Dutta, N. K.

K. Lu and N. K. Dutta, “Spectroscopic properties of Yb-doped silica glass,” J. Appl. Phys. 91, 576–581 (2002).
[Crossref]

Ganibano, H.

A. Yoshikawa, G. Boulon, L. Laversenne, H. Ganibano, K. Lebbou, A. Collombet, and Y. Guyot, “Growth and spectroscopic analysis of Yb3+-doped Y3Al5O12 fiber single crystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 94, 5479–5488 (2003).
[Crossref]

García-Revilla, S.

S. García-Revilla, P. Gerner, H. U. Güdel, and R. Valiente, “Yb3+-sensitized visible Ni2+ photon upconversion in codoped CsCdBr3 and CsMgBr3,” Phys. Rew. B 72, 125111-1–9 (2005).
[Crossref]

Gerner, P.

S. García-Revilla, P. Gerner, H. U. Güdel, and R. Valiente, “Yb3+-sensitized visible Ni2+ photon upconversion in codoped CsCdBr3 and CsMgBr3,” Phys. Rew. B 72, 125111-1–9 (2005).
[Crossref]

Grabmaier, B. C.

G. Blasse and B. C. Grabmaier, Luminescence Materials (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1994).
[Crossref]

Güdel, H. U.

S. García-Revilla, P. Gerner, H. U. Güdel, and R. Valiente, “Yb3+-sensitized visible Ni2+ photon upconversion in codoped CsCdBr3 and CsMgBr3,” Phys. Rew. B 72, 125111-1–9 (2005).
[Crossref]

S. Heer, M. Weruth, K. Krämer, and H. U. Güdel, “Sharp 2E upconversion luminescence of Cr3+ in Y3Ga5O12 codoped with Cr3+ and Yb3+,” Phys. Rew. B 65, 125112-1–10 (2002).
[Crossref]

R. Valiente, O. S. Wenger, and H. U. Güdel, “Upconversion luminescence in Yb3+ doped CsMnCl3: Spectroscopy, dynamics, and mechanisms,” J. Chem. Phys. 116, 5196–5204 (2002).
[Crossref]

Guyot, Y.

A. Yoshikawa, G. Boulon, L. Laversenne, H. Ganibano, K. Lebbou, A. Collombet, and Y. Guyot, “Growth and spectroscopic analysis of Yb3+-doped Y3Al5O12 fiber single crystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 94, 5479–5488 (2003).
[Crossref]

Heer, S.

S. Heer, M. Weruth, K. Krämer, and H. U. Güdel, “Sharp 2E upconversion luminescence of Cr3+ in Y3Ga5O12 codoped with Cr3+ and Yb3+,” Phys. Rew. B 65, 125112-1–10 (2002).
[Crossref]

Henderson, B.

B. Henderson and G. F. Imbusch, Optical spectroscopy of Inorganic Solids (Oxford University Press, New York, 1989).

Horibuchi, K.

T. Suzuki, K. Horibuchi, and Y. Ohishi, “Structural and optical properties of ZnO-Al2O3-SiO2 system glassceramics containing Ni2+-doped nanocrystals”, J. Non-Crystal. Solids 351, 2304–2309 (2005).
[Crossref]

Imbusch, G. F.

B. Henderson and G. F. Imbusch, Optical spectroscopy of Inorganic Solids (Oxford University Press, New York, 1989).

Jiang, N.

B. Wu, N. Jiang, S. Zhou, D. Chen, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Transparent Ni2+-doped silicate glass ceramics for broadband near-infrared emission,” Opt. Mater. (Accepted).

Jiang, X.

B. Wu, S. Zhou, J. Ren, D. Chen, X. Jiang, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Broadband infrared luminescence from transparent glass-ceramics containing Ni2+-doped β-Ga2O3 nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. B 87, 697–699 (2007).
[Crossref]

Juan, D.

C. Yan, G. Zhao, L. Zhang, J. Xu, X. Liang, D. Juan, W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, “A new Yb-doped oxyorthosilicate laser crystal: Yb:Gd2SiO5,” Solid State Commun. 137, 451–455 (2006).
[Crossref]

Krämer, K.

S. Heer, M. Weruth, K. Krämer, and H. U. Güdel, “Sharp 2E upconversion luminescence of Cr3+ in Y3Ga5O12 codoped with Cr3+ and Yb3+,” Phys. Rew. B 65, 125112-1–10 (2002).
[Crossref]

Laversenne, L.

A. Yoshikawa, G. Boulon, L. Laversenne, H. Ganibano, K. Lebbou, A. Collombet, and Y. Guyot, “Growth and spectroscopic analysis of Yb3+-doped Y3Al5O12 fiber single crystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 94, 5479–5488 (2003).
[Crossref]

Lebbou, K.

A. Yoshikawa, G. Boulon, L. Laversenne, H. Ganibano, K. Lebbou, A. Collombet, and Y. Guyot, “Growth and spectroscopic analysis of Yb3+-doped Y3Al5O12 fiber single crystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 94, 5479–5488 (2003).
[Crossref]

Li, W.

C. Yan, G. Zhao, L. Zhang, J. Xu, X. Liang, D. Juan, W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, “A new Yb-doped oxyorthosilicate laser crystal: Yb:Gd2SiO5,” Solid State Commun. 137, 451–455 (2006).
[Crossref]

Liang, X.

C. Yan, G. Zhao, L. Zhang, J. Xu, X. Liang, D. Juan, W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, “A new Yb-doped oxyorthosilicate laser crystal: Yb:Gd2SiO5,” Solid State Commun. 137, 451–455 (2006).
[Crossref]

Lu, K.

K. Lu and N. K. Dutta, “Spectroscopic properties of Yb-doped silica glass,” J. Appl. Phys. 91, 576–581 (2002).
[Crossref]

Murugan, G. S.

T. Suzuki, G. S. Murugan, and Y. Ohishi, “Optical properties of transparent Li2O-Ga2O3-SiO2 glassceramics embedding Ni-doped nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 131903-1–3 (2005).
[Crossref]

Nunes, L. A. O.

W. G. Quirino, M .J. V. Bell, S. L. Oliveira, and L. A. O. Nunes, “Effects of non-radiative processes on the infrared luminescence of Yb3+ doped glasses,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 351, 2044–2048 (2005).
[Crossref]

Ohishi, Y.

T. Suzuki, G. S. Murugan, and Y. Ohishi, “Optical properties of transparent Li2O-Ga2O3-SiO2 glassceramics embedding Ni-doped nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 131903-1–3 (2005).
[Crossref]

T. Suzuki, K. Horibuchi, and Y. Ohishi, “Structural and optical properties of ZnO-Al2O3-SiO2 system glassceramics containing Ni2+-doped nanocrystals”, J. Non-Crystal. Solids 351, 2304–2309 (2005).
[Crossref]

Oliveira, S. L.

W. G. Quirino, M .J. V. Bell, S. L. Oliveira, and L. A. O. Nunes, “Effects of non-radiative processes on the infrared luminescence of Yb3+ doped glasses,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 351, 2044–2048 (2005).
[Crossref]

Pan, H.

C. Yan, G. Zhao, L. Zhang, J. Xu, X. Liang, D. Juan, W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, “A new Yb-doped oxyorthosilicate laser crystal: Yb:Gd2SiO5,” Solid State Commun. 137, 451–455 (2006).
[Crossref]

Pinckney, L. R.

Qiu, J.

B. Wu, S. Zhou, J. Ren, D. Chen, X. Jiang, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Broadband infrared luminescence from transparent glass-ceramics containing Ni2+-doped β-Ga2O3 nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. B 87, 697–699 (2007).
[Crossref]

B. Wu, N. Jiang, S. Zhou, D. Chen, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Transparent Ni2+-doped silicate glass ceramics for broadband near-infrared emission,” Opt. Mater. (Accepted).

Quirino, W. G.

W. G. Quirino, M .J. V. Bell, S. L. Oliveira, and L. A. O. Nunes, “Effects of non-radiative processes on the infrared luminescence of Yb3+ doped glasses,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 351, 2044–2048 (2005).
[Crossref]

Ren, J.

B. Wu, S. Zhou, J. Ren, D. Chen, X. Jiang, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Broadband infrared luminescence from transparent glass-ceramics containing Ni2+-doped β-Ga2O3 nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. B 87, 697–699 (2007).
[Crossref]

Samson, B. N.

Song, P.

X. Xu, Z. Zhao, P. Song, G. Zhou, J. Xu, and P. Deng, “Infrared (1.2-1.6 µm) luminescence in Yb, Cr:YAG with 940 nm diode pumping,” Mat. Sci. Eng. B 117, 17–20 (2005).
[Crossref]

Suzuki, T.

T. Suzuki, G. S. Murugan, and Y. Ohishi, “Optical properties of transparent Li2O-Ga2O3-SiO2 glassceramics embedding Ni-doped nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 131903-1–3 (2005).
[Crossref]

T. Suzuki, K. Horibuchi, and Y. Ohishi, “Structural and optical properties of ZnO-Al2O3-SiO2 system glassceramics containing Ni2+-doped nanocrystals”, J. Non-Crystal. Solids 351, 2304–2309 (2005).
[Crossref]

Valiente, R.

S. García-Revilla, P. Gerner, H. U. Güdel, and R. Valiente, “Yb3+-sensitized visible Ni2+ photon upconversion in codoped CsCdBr3 and CsMgBr3,” Phys. Rew. B 72, 125111-1–9 (2005).
[Crossref]

R. Valiente, O. S. Wenger, and H. U. Güdel, “Upconversion luminescence in Yb3+ doped CsMnCl3: Spectroscopy, dynamics, and mechanisms,” J. Chem. Phys. 116, 5196–5204 (2002).
[Crossref]

Wang, J.

Wenger, O. S.

R. Valiente, O. S. Wenger, and H. U. Güdel, “Upconversion luminescence in Yb3+ doped CsMnCl3: Spectroscopy, dynamics, and mechanisms,” J. Chem. Phys. 116, 5196–5204 (2002).
[Crossref]

Weruth, M.

S. Heer, M. Weruth, K. Krämer, and H. U. Güdel, “Sharp 2E upconversion luminescence of Cr3+ in Y3Ga5O12 codoped with Cr3+ and Yb3+,” Phys. Rew. B 65, 125112-1–10 (2002).
[Crossref]

Wu, B.

B. Wu, S. Zhou, J. Ren, D. Chen, X. Jiang, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Broadband infrared luminescence from transparent glass-ceramics containing Ni2+-doped β-Ga2O3 nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. B 87, 697–699 (2007).
[Crossref]

B. Wu, N. Jiang, S. Zhou, D. Chen, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Transparent Ni2+-doped silicate glass ceramics for broadband near-infrared emission,” Opt. Mater. (Accepted).

Xu, J.

C. Yan, G. Zhao, L. Zhang, J. Xu, X. Liang, D. Juan, W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, “A new Yb-doped oxyorthosilicate laser crystal: Yb:Gd2SiO5,” Solid State Commun. 137, 451–455 (2006).
[Crossref]

X. Xu, Z. Zhao, P. Song, G. Zhou, J. Xu, and P. Deng, “Infrared (1.2-1.6 µm) luminescence in Yb, Cr:YAG with 940 nm diode pumping,” Mat. Sci. Eng. B 117, 17–20 (2005).
[Crossref]

Xu, X.

X. Xu, Z. Zhao, P. Song, G. Zhou, J. Xu, and P. Deng, “Infrared (1.2-1.6 µm) luminescence in Yb, Cr:YAG with 940 nm diode pumping,” Mat. Sci. Eng. B 117, 17–20 (2005).
[Crossref]

Yan, C.

C. Yan, G. Zhao, L. Zhang, J. Xu, X. Liang, D. Juan, W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, “A new Yb-doped oxyorthosilicate laser crystal: Yb:Gd2SiO5,” Solid State Commun. 137, 451–455 (2006).
[Crossref]

Yen, W. M.

R. T. Brundage and W. M. Yen, “Energy transfer among Yb3+ ions in a silicate glass,” Phys. Rev. B 34, 8810–8814 (1986).
[Crossref]

Yoshikawa, A.

A. Yoshikawa, G. Boulon, L. Laversenne, H. Ganibano, K. Lebbou, A. Collombet, and Y. Guyot, “Growth and spectroscopic analysis of Yb3+-doped Y3Al5O12 fiber single crystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 94, 5479–5488 (2003).
[Crossref]

Zeng, H.

C. Yan, G. Zhao, L. Zhang, J. Xu, X. Liang, D. Juan, W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, “A new Yb-doped oxyorthosilicate laser crystal: Yb:Gd2SiO5,” Solid State Commun. 137, 451–455 (2006).
[Crossref]

Zhang, L.

C. Yan, G. Zhao, L. Zhang, J. Xu, X. Liang, D. Juan, W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, “A new Yb-doped oxyorthosilicate laser crystal: Yb:Gd2SiO5,” Solid State Commun. 137, 451–455 (2006).
[Crossref]

Zhao, G.

C. Yan, G. Zhao, L. Zhang, J. Xu, X. Liang, D. Juan, W. Li, H. Pan, L. Ding, and H. Zeng, “A new Yb-doped oxyorthosilicate laser crystal: Yb:Gd2SiO5,” Solid State Commun. 137, 451–455 (2006).
[Crossref]

Zhao, Z.

X. Xu, Z. Zhao, P. Song, G. Zhou, J. Xu, and P. Deng, “Infrared (1.2-1.6 µm) luminescence in Yb, Cr:YAG with 940 nm diode pumping,” Mat. Sci. Eng. B 117, 17–20 (2005).
[Crossref]

Zhou, G.

X. Xu, Z. Zhao, P. Song, G. Zhou, J. Xu, and P. Deng, “Infrared (1.2-1.6 µm) luminescence in Yb, Cr:YAG with 940 nm diode pumping,” Mat. Sci. Eng. B 117, 17–20 (2005).
[Crossref]

Zhou, S.

B. Wu, S. Zhou, J. Ren, D. Chen, X. Jiang, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Broadband infrared luminescence from transparent glass-ceramics containing Ni2+-doped β-Ga2O3 nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. B 87, 697–699 (2007).
[Crossref]

B. Wu, N. Jiang, S. Zhou, D. Chen, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Transparent Ni2+-doped silicate glass ceramics for broadband near-infrared emission,” Opt. Mater. (Accepted).

Zhu, C.

B. Wu, S. Zhou, J. Ren, D. Chen, X. Jiang, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Broadband infrared luminescence from transparent glass-ceramics containing Ni2+-doped β-Ga2O3 nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. B 87, 697–699 (2007).
[Crossref]

B. Wu, N. Jiang, S. Zhou, D. Chen, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Transparent Ni2+-doped silicate glass ceramics for broadband near-infrared emission,” Opt. Mater. (Accepted).

Appl. Phys. B (1)

B. Wu, S. Zhou, J. Ren, D. Chen, X. Jiang, C. Zhu, and J. Qiu, “Broadband infrared luminescence from transparent glass-ceramics containing Ni2+-doped β-Ga2O3 nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. B 87, 697–699 (2007).
[Crossref]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

T. Suzuki, G. S. Murugan, and Y. Ohishi, “Optical properties of transparent Li2O-Ga2O3-SiO2 glassceramics embedding Ni-doped nanocrystals,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 131903-1–3 (2005).
[Crossref]

J. Appl. Phys. (2)

A. Yoshikawa, G. Boulon, L. Laversenne, H. Ganibano, K. Lebbou, A. Collombet, and Y. Guyot, “Growth and spectroscopic analysis of Yb3+-doped Y3Al5O12 fiber single crystals,” J. Appl. Phys. 94, 5479–5488 (2003).
[Crossref]

K. Lu and N. K. Dutta, “Spectroscopic properties of Yb-doped silica glass,” J. Appl. Phys. 91, 576–581 (2002).
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Figures (6)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

XRD patterns of Yb3+/Ni2+ codoped MAGST GCs with different Yb2O3 concentration (mol%): (a) 0, (b) 0.25, (c) 0.50, (d) 0.75, (e) 1.00 and (f) 1.25. The inset shows the dependence of nanocrystal size and crystallinity of GCs on Yb2O3 concentration.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Absorption spectra of Ni2+-doped and Yb3+/Ni2+ codoped MAGST GCs (0.3 mol% NiO and 1.00 mol% Yb2O3) and emission spectra of Yb3+ in MAGST GC (1.00 mol% Yb2O3) with 980 nm LD excitation.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Emission spectra of 1.00mol% Yb2O3 doped MAGST glass and GC excited by 980 nm LD.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Emission spectra of Ni2+ (solid line), Yb3+ (short dash line) and Yb3+/Ni2+ (short dot line) -doped MAGST GCs excited by 980 nm LD, and the inset shows the dependence of the integrated intensity of Ni2+ emission on the Yb2O3 concentration.

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

Dependence of fluorescence lifetime of Ni2+ in Yb3+/Ni2+ codoped MAGST GCs and Yb3+ in Yb3+ single-doped and Yb3+/Ni2+ codoped MAGST GCs and FWHM of Ni2+ emission on Yb2O3 concentration.

Fig. 6.
Fig. 6.

Energy level diagram of Yb3+/Ni2+ codoped MAGST GCs which exhibits Yb3+→Ni2+ energy transfer (ET). Dashed and solid lines indicate the respective nonradiative and radiative processes.

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