Abstract

Spectroscopic properties of Bi-doped SrB4O7 glasses, sintered compounds, polycrystalline materials, and single crystals were investigated. Broadband near-infrared luminescence was realized in Bi-doped SrB4O7 glasses with basicity and polycrystalline materials with non-bridging oxygens. In Bi:SrB4O7 single crystals, only visible luminescence of Bi3+ and Bi2+ was observed, but no near-infrared. The rigid three-dimensional network of SrB4O7 crystal is proved to be unfavorable for accommodation of Bi+ ions.

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2009 (3)

J. Ruan, L. Su, J. Qiu, D. Chen, and J. Xu, “Bi-doped BaF2 crystal for broadband near-infrared light source,” Opt. Express 17(7), 5163–5169 (2009).
[CrossRef]

H. T. Sun, Y. Miwa, F. Shimaoka, M. Fujii, A. Hosokawa, M. Mizuhata, S. Hayashi, and S. Deki, “Superbroadband near-IR nano-optical source based on bismuth-doped high-silica nanocrystalline zeolites,” Opt. Lett. 34(8), 1219–1221 (2009).
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C. N. Santos, D. S. Meneses, P. Echegut, R. Neuville, C. Hernandes, and A. Ibanez, “Structure, dielectric, and optical properties of yttrium calcium borate glasses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 94(15), 151901 (2009).
[CrossRef]

2008 (4)

V. O. Sokolov, V. G. Plotnichenko, and E. M. Dianov, “Origin of broadband near-infrared luminescence in bismuth-doped glasses,” Opt. Lett. 33(13), 1488–1490 (2008).
[CrossRef]

V. G. Truong, L. Bigot, A. Lerouge, M. Douay, and I. Razdobreev, “Study of thermal stability and luminescence quenching properties of bismuth-doped silicate glasses for fiber laser applications,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92(4), 041908 (2008).
[CrossRef]

M. Yu. Sharonov, A. B. Bykov, V. Petricevic, and R. R. Alfano, “Spectroscopic study of optical centers formed in Bi-, Pb-, Sb-, Sn-, Te-, and In-doped germanate glasses,” Opt. Lett. 33(18), 2131–2133 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. G. Okhrimchuk, L. N. Butvina, E. M. Dianov, N. V. Lichkova, V. N. Zagorodnev, and K. N. Boldyrev, “Near-infrared luminescence of RbPb2Cl5:Bi crystals,” Opt. Lett. 33(19), 2182–2184 (2008).
[CrossRef]

2007 (2)

J. Ren, J. Qiu, D. Chen, C. Wang, X. Jiang, and C. Zhu, “Infrared luminescence properties of bismuth-doped barium silicate glasses,” J. Mater. Res. 22(7), 1954–1958 (2007).
[CrossRef]

X. Wang, S. Zhou, J. Bao, and J. Qiu, “Infrared broadband emission of bismuth-doped RO-B2O3(R=Ca,Sr,Ba)glass,” Mater. Sci. Ed. 22, 841–843 (2007).

2006 (1)

H. P. Xia and X. J. Wang, “Near infrared broadband emission from Bi5+-doped Al2O3-GeO2-X (X=Na2O, BaO, Y2O3) glasses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 051917 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2005 (2)

X. G. Meng, J. R. Qiu, M. Y. Peng, D. P. Chen, Q. Z. Zhao, X. W. Jiang, and C. S. Zhu, “Near infrared broadband emission of bismuth-doped aluminophosphate glass,” Opt. Express 13(5), 1628–1634 (2005).
[CrossRef]

M. Peng, J. Qiu, D. Chen, X. Meng, and C. Zhu, “Superbroadband 1310 nm emission from bismuth and tantalum codoped germanium oxide glasses,” Opt. Lett. 30(18), 2433–2435 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2001 (1)

Y. Fujimoto and M. Nakatsuka, “Infrared luminescence from silica-doped bismuth glass,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 40(Part 2, No. 3B), L279–L281 (2001).
[CrossRef]

1999 (1)

Q. H. Zeng, T. Z. Zhang, Z. W. Pei, and Q. Su, “Luminescence of unusual bismuth in barium borates (BaB8O13:Bi),” J. Mater. Sci. Technol. 15, 281–282 (1999).

1998 (2)

M. Srivastava, “Luminescence of divalent bismuth in M2+BPO5 (M2+=Ba2+, Sr2+ and Ca2+),” J. Lumin. 78(4), 239–243 (1998).
[CrossRef]

M. Yamada, H. Ono, and Y. Ohishi, “Low-noise, broadband Er3+-doped silica fiber amplifiers,” Electron. Lett. 34(15), 1490–1491 (1998).
[CrossRef]

1994 (1)

G. Blasse, A. Meijerink, M. Nomes, and J. Zuidema, “Unusual bismuth luminescence in strontium tetraborate (SrB4O7:Bi),” J. Phys. Chem. Solids 55(2), 171–174 (1994).

1992 (1)

M. H. Rahman, B. P. Dwivedi, Y. Kumar, and B. N. Khanna, ““Inelastic light scattering in strontium borate glasses in the system xSrO·(1-x)B2O3 and (SrCl2)y·[xSrO·(1-y-x)B2O3]1-y,” Pramana -,” J. Phys. 39, 597–614 (1992).

1968 (1)

G. Blasse and A. Bril, “Investigations on Bi3+-activated phosphors,” J. Chem. Phys. 48(1), 217–222 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Alfano, R. R.

M. Yu. Sharonov, A. B. Bykov, V. Petricevic, and R. R. Alfano, “Spectroscopic study of optical centers formed in Bi-, Pb-, Sb-, Sn-, Te-, and In-doped germanate glasses,” Opt. Lett. 33(18), 2131–2133 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Bao, J.

X. Wang, S. Zhou, J. Bao, and J. Qiu, “Infrared broadband emission of bismuth-doped RO-B2O3(R=Ca,Sr,Ba)glass,” Mater. Sci. Ed. 22, 841–843 (2007).

Bigot, L.

V. G. Truong, L. Bigot, A. Lerouge, M. Douay, and I. Razdobreev, “Study of thermal stability and luminescence quenching properties of bismuth-doped silicate glasses for fiber laser applications,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92(4), 041908 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Blasse, G.

G. Blasse, A. Meijerink, M. Nomes, and J. Zuidema, “Unusual bismuth luminescence in strontium tetraborate (SrB4O7:Bi),” J. Phys. Chem. Solids 55(2), 171–174 (1994).

G. Blasse and A. Bril, “Investigations on Bi3+-activated phosphors,” J. Chem. Phys. 48(1), 217–222 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Boldyrev, K. N.

A. G. Okhrimchuk, L. N. Butvina, E. M. Dianov, N. V. Lichkova, V. N. Zagorodnev, and K. N. Boldyrev, “Near-infrared luminescence of RbPb2Cl5:Bi crystals,” Opt. Lett. 33(19), 2182–2184 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Bril, A.

G. Blasse and A. Bril, “Investigations on Bi3+-activated phosphors,” J. Chem. Phys. 48(1), 217–222 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Butvina, L. N.

A. G. Okhrimchuk, L. N. Butvina, E. M. Dianov, N. V. Lichkova, V. N. Zagorodnev, and K. N. Boldyrev, “Near-infrared luminescence of RbPb2Cl5:Bi crystals,” Opt. Lett. 33(19), 2182–2184 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Bykov, A. B.

M. Yu. Sharonov, A. B. Bykov, V. Petricevic, and R. R. Alfano, “Spectroscopic study of optical centers formed in Bi-, Pb-, Sb-, Sn-, Te-, and In-doped germanate glasses,” Opt. Lett. 33(18), 2131–2133 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Chen, D.

J. Ruan, L. Su, J. Qiu, D. Chen, and J. Xu, “Bi-doped BaF2 crystal for broadband near-infrared light source,” Opt. Express 17(7), 5163–5169 (2009).
[CrossRef]

J. Ren, J. Qiu, D. Chen, C. Wang, X. Jiang, and C. Zhu, “Infrared luminescence properties of bismuth-doped barium silicate glasses,” J. Mater. Res. 22(7), 1954–1958 (2007).
[CrossRef]

M. Peng, J. Qiu, D. Chen, X. Meng, and C. Zhu, “Superbroadband 1310 nm emission from bismuth and tantalum codoped germanium oxide glasses,” Opt. Lett. 30(18), 2433–2435 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Chen, D. P.

X. G. Meng, J. R. Qiu, M. Y. Peng, D. P. Chen, Q. Z. Zhao, X. W. Jiang, and C. S. Zhu, “Near infrared broadband emission of bismuth-doped aluminophosphate glass,” Opt. Express 13(5), 1628–1634 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Deki, S.

H. T. Sun, Y. Miwa, F. Shimaoka, M. Fujii, A. Hosokawa, M. Mizuhata, S. Hayashi, and S. Deki, “Superbroadband near-IR nano-optical source based on bismuth-doped high-silica nanocrystalline zeolites,” Opt. Lett. 34(8), 1219–1221 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Dianov, E. M.

A. G. Okhrimchuk, L. N. Butvina, E. M. Dianov, N. V. Lichkova, V. N. Zagorodnev, and K. N. Boldyrev, “Near-infrared luminescence of RbPb2Cl5:Bi crystals,” Opt. Lett. 33(19), 2182–2184 (2008).
[CrossRef]

V. O. Sokolov, V. G. Plotnichenko, and E. M. Dianov, “Origin of broadband near-infrared luminescence in bismuth-doped glasses,” Opt. Lett. 33(13), 1488–1490 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Douay, M.

V. G. Truong, L. Bigot, A. Lerouge, M. Douay, and I. Razdobreev, “Study of thermal stability and luminescence quenching properties of bismuth-doped silicate glasses for fiber laser applications,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92(4), 041908 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Dwivedi, B. P.

M. H. Rahman, B. P. Dwivedi, Y. Kumar, and B. N. Khanna, ““Inelastic light scattering in strontium borate glasses in the system xSrO·(1-x)B2O3 and (SrCl2)y·[xSrO·(1-y-x)B2O3]1-y,” Pramana -,” J. Phys. 39, 597–614 (1992).

Echegut, P.

C. N. Santos, D. S. Meneses, P. Echegut, R. Neuville, C. Hernandes, and A. Ibanez, “Structure, dielectric, and optical properties of yttrium calcium borate glasses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 94(15), 151901 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Fujii, M.

H. T. Sun, Y. Miwa, F. Shimaoka, M. Fujii, A. Hosokawa, M. Mizuhata, S. Hayashi, and S. Deki, “Superbroadband near-IR nano-optical source based on bismuth-doped high-silica nanocrystalline zeolites,” Opt. Lett. 34(8), 1219–1221 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Fujimoto, Y.

Y. Fujimoto and M. Nakatsuka, “Infrared luminescence from silica-doped bismuth glass,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 40(Part 2, No. 3B), L279–L281 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Hayashi, S.

H. T. Sun, Y. Miwa, F. Shimaoka, M. Fujii, A. Hosokawa, M. Mizuhata, S. Hayashi, and S. Deki, “Superbroadband near-IR nano-optical source based on bismuth-doped high-silica nanocrystalline zeolites,” Opt. Lett. 34(8), 1219–1221 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Hernandes, C.

C. N. Santos, D. S. Meneses, P. Echegut, R. Neuville, C. Hernandes, and A. Ibanez, “Structure, dielectric, and optical properties of yttrium calcium borate glasses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 94(15), 151901 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Hosokawa, A.

H. T. Sun, Y. Miwa, F. Shimaoka, M. Fujii, A. Hosokawa, M. Mizuhata, S. Hayashi, and S. Deki, “Superbroadband near-IR nano-optical source based on bismuth-doped high-silica nanocrystalline zeolites,” Opt. Lett. 34(8), 1219–1221 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Ibanez, A.

C. N. Santos, D. S. Meneses, P. Echegut, R. Neuville, C. Hernandes, and A. Ibanez, “Structure, dielectric, and optical properties of yttrium calcium borate glasses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 94(15), 151901 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Jiang, X.

J. Ren, J. Qiu, D. Chen, C. Wang, X. Jiang, and C. Zhu, “Infrared luminescence properties of bismuth-doped barium silicate glasses,” J. Mater. Res. 22(7), 1954–1958 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Jiang, X. W.

X. G. Meng, J. R. Qiu, M. Y. Peng, D. P. Chen, Q. Z. Zhao, X. W. Jiang, and C. S. Zhu, “Near infrared broadband emission of bismuth-doped aluminophosphate glass,” Opt. Express 13(5), 1628–1634 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Khanna, B. N.

M. H. Rahman, B. P. Dwivedi, Y. Kumar, and B. N. Khanna, ““Inelastic light scattering in strontium borate glasses in the system xSrO·(1-x)B2O3 and (SrCl2)y·[xSrO·(1-y-x)B2O3]1-y,” Pramana -,” J. Phys. 39, 597–614 (1992).

Kumar, Y.

M. H. Rahman, B. P. Dwivedi, Y. Kumar, and B. N. Khanna, ““Inelastic light scattering in strontium borate glasses in the system xSrO·(1-x)B2O3 and (SrCl2)y·[xSrO·(1-y-x)B2O3]1-y,” Pramana -,” J. Phys. 39, 597–614 (1992).

Lerouge, A.

V. G. Truong, L. Bigot, A. Lerouge, M. Douay, and I. Razdobreev, “Study of thermal stability and luminescence quenching properties of bismuth-doped silicate glasses for fiber laser applications,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92(4), 041908 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Lichkova, N. V.

A. G. Okhrimchuk, L. N. Butvina, E. M. Dianov, N. V. Lichkova, V. N. Zagorodnev, and K. N. Boldyrev, “Near-infrared luminescence of RbPb2Cl5:Bi crystals,” Opt. Lett. 33(19), 2182–2184 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Meijerink, A.

G. Blasse, A. Meijerink, M. Nomes, and J. Zuidema, “Unusual bismuth luminescence in strontium tetraborate (SrB4O7:Bi),” J. Phys. Chem. Solids 55(2), 171–174 (1994).

Meneses, D. S.

C. N. Santos, D. S. Meneses, P. Echegut, R. Neuville, C. Hernandes, and A. Ibanez, “Structure, dielectric, and optical properties of yttrium calcium borate glasses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 94(15), 151901 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Meng, X.

M. Peng, J. Qiu, D. Chen, X. Meng, and C. Zhu, “Superbroadband 1310 nm emission from bismuth and tantalum codoped germanium oxide glasses,” Opt. Lett. 30(18), 2433–2435 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Meng, X. G.

X. G. Meng, J. R. Qiu, M. Y. Peng, D. P. Chen, Q. Z. Zhao, X. W. Jiang, and C. S. Zhu, “Near infrared broadband emission of bismuth-doped aluminophosphate glass,” Opt. Express 13(5), 1628–1634 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Miwa, Y.

H. T. Sun, Y. Miwa, F. Shimaoka, M. Fujii, A. Hosokawa, M. Mizuhata, S. Hayashi, and S. Deki, “Superbroadband near-IR nano-optical source based on bismuth-doped high-silica nanocrystalline zeolites,” Opt. Lett. 34(8), 1219–1221 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Mizuhata, M.

H. T. Sun, Y. Miwa, F. Shimaoka, M. Fujii, A. Hosokawa, M. Mizuhata, S. Hayashi, and S. Deki, “Superbroadband near-IR nano-optical source based on bismuth-doped high-silica nanocrystalline zeolites,” Opt. Lett. 34(8), 1219–1221 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Nakatsuka, M.

Y. Fujimoto and M. Nakatsuka, “Infrared luminescence from silica-doped bismuth glass,” Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 40(Part 2, No. 3B), L279–L281 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Neuville, R.

C. N. Santos, D. S. Meneses, P. Echegut, R. Neuville, C. Hernandes, and A. Ibanez, “Structure, dielectric, and optical properties of yttrium calcium borate glasses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 94(15), 151901 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Nomes, M.

G. Blasse, A. Meijerink, M. Nomes, and J. Zuidema, “Unusual bismuth luminescence in strontium tetraborate (SrB4O7:Bi),” J. Phys. Chem. Solids 55(2), 171–174 (1994).

Ohishi, Y.

M. Yamada, H. Ono, and Y. Ohishi, “Low-noise, broadband Er3+-doped silica fiber amplifiers,” Electron. Lett. 34(15), 1490–1491 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Okhrimchuk, A. G.

A. G. Okhrimchuk, L. N. Butvina, E. M. Dianov, N. V. Lichkova, V. N. Zagorodnev, and K. N. Boldyrev, “Near-infrared luminescence of RbPb2Cl5:Bi crystals,” Opt. Lett. 33(19), 2182–2184 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Ono, H.

M. Yamada, H. Ono, and Y. Ohishi, “Low-noise, broadband Er3+-doped silica fiber amplifiers,” Electron. Lett. 34(15), 1490–1491 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Pei, Z. W.

Q. H. Zeng, T. Z. Zhang, Z. W. Pei, and Q. Su, “Luminescence of unusual bismuth in barium borates (BaB8O13:Bi),” J. Mater. Sci. Technol. 15, 281–282 (1999).

Peng, M.

M. Peng, J. Qiu, D. Chen, X. Meng, and C. Zhu, “Superbroadband 1310 nm emission from bismuth and tantalum codoped germanium oxide glasses,” Opt. Lett. 30(18), 2433–2435 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Peng, M. Y.

X. G. Meng, J. R. Qiu, M. Y. Peng, D. P. Chen, Q. Z. Zhao, X. W. Jiang, and C. S. Zhu, “Near infrared broadband emission of bismuth-doped aluminophosphate glass,” Opt. Express 13(5), 1628–1634 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Petricevic, V.

M. Yu. Sharonov, A. B. Bykov, V. Petricevic, and R. R. Alfano, “Spectroscopic study of optical centers formed in Bi-, Pb-, Sb-, Sn-, Te-, and In-doped germanate glasses,” Opt. Lett. 33(18), 2131–2133 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Plotnichenko, V. G.

V. O. Sokolov, V. G. Plotnichenko, and E. M. Dianov, “Origin of broadband near-infrared luminescence in bismuth-doped glasses,” Opt. Lett. 33(13), 1488–1490 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Qiu, J.

J. Ruan, L. Su, J. Qiu, D. Chen, and J. Xu, “Bi-doped BaF2 crystal for broadband near-infrared light source,” Opt. Express 17(7), 5163–5169 (2009).
[CrossRef]

X. Wang, S. Zhou, J. Bao, and J. Qiu, “Infrared broadband emission of bismuth-doped RO-B2O3(R=Ca,Sr,Ba)glass,” Mater. Sci. Ed. 22, 841–843 (2007).

J. Ren, J. Qiu, D. Chen, C. Wang, X. Jiang, and C. Zhu, “Infrared luminescence properties of bismuth-doped barium silicate glasses,” J. Mater. Res. 22(7), 1954–1958 (2007).
[CrossRef]

M. Peng, J. Qiu, D. Chen, X. Meng, and C. Zhu, “Superbroadband 1310 nm emission from bismuth and tantalum codoped germanium oxide glasses,” Opt. Lett. 30(18), 2433–2435 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Qiu, J. R.

X. G. Meng, J. R. Qiu, M. Y. Peng, D. P. Chen, Q. Z. Zhao, X. W. Jiang, and C. S. Zhu, “Near infrared broadband emission of bismuth-doped aluminophosphate glass,” Opt. Express 13(5), 1628–1634 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Rahman, M. H.

M. H. Rahman, B. P. Dwivedi, Y. Kumar, and B. N. Khanna, ““Inelastic light scattering in strontium borate glasses in the system xSrO·(1-x)B2O3 and (SrCl2)y·[xSrO·(1-y-x)B2O3]1-y,” Pramana -,” J. Phys. 39, 597–614 (1992).

Razdobreev, I.

V. G. Truong, L. Bigot, A. Lerouge, M. Douay, and I. Razdobreev, “Study of thermal stability and luminescence quenching properties of bismuth-doped silicate glasses for fiber laser applications,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92(4), 041908 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Ren, J.

J. Ren, J. Qiu, D. Chen, C. Wang, X. Jiang, and C. Zhu, “Infrared luminescence properties of bismuth-doped barium silicate glasses,” J. Mater. Res. 22(7), 1954–1958 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Ruan, J.

J. Ruan, L. Su, J. Qiu, D. Chen, and J. Xu, “Bi-doped BaF2 crystal for broadband near-infrared light source,” Opt. Express 17(7), 5163–5169 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Santos, C. N.

C. N. Santos, D. S. Meneses, P. Echegut, R. Neuville, C. Hernandes, and A. Ibanez, “Structure, dielectric, and optical properties of yttrium calcium borate glasses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 94(15), 151901 (2009).
[CrossRef]

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V. O. Sokolov, V. G. Plotnichenko, and E. M. Dianov, “Origin of broadband near-infrared luminescence in bismuth-doped glasses,” Opt. Lett. 33(13), 1488–1490 (2008).
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H. T. Sun, Y. Miwa, F. Shimaoka, M. Fujii, A. Hosokawa, M. Mizuhata, S. Hayashi, and S. Deki, “Superbroadband near-IR nano-optical source based on bismuth-doped high-silica nanocrystalline zeolites,” Opt. Lett. 34(8), 1219–1221 (2009).
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X. G. Meng, J. R. Qiu, M. Y. Peng, D. P. Chen, Q. Z. Zhao, X. W. Jiang, and C. S. Zhu, “Near infrared broadband emission of bismuth-doped aluminophosphate glass,” Opt. Express 13(5), 1628–1634 (2005).
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X. Wang, S. Zhou, J. Bao, and J. Qiu, “Infrared broadband emission of bismuth-doped RO-B2O3(R=Ca,Sr,Ba)glass,” Mater. Sci. Ed. 22, 841–843 (2007).

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J. Ren, J. Qiu, D. Chen, C. Wang, X. Jiang, and C. Zhu, “Infrared luminescence properties of bismuth-doped barium silicate glasses,” J. Mater. Res. 22(7), 1954–1958 (2007).
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X. G. Meng, J. R. Qiu, M. Y. Peng, D. P. Chen, Q. Z. Zhao, X. W. Jiang, and C. S. Zhu, “Near infrared broadband emission of bismuth-doped aluminophosphate glass,” Opt. Express 13(5), 1628–1634 (2005).
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H. P. Xia and X. J. Wang, “Near infrared broadband emission from Bi5+-doped Al2O3-GeO2-X (X=Na2O, BaO, Y2O3) glasses,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 051917 (2006).
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J. Ruan, L. Su, J. Qiu, D. Chen, and J. Xu, “Bi-doped BaF2 crystal for broadband near-infrared light source,” Opt. Express 17(7), 5163–5169 (2009).
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X. G. Meng, J. R. Qiu, M. Y. Peng, D. P. Chen, Q. Z. Zhao, X. W. Jiang, and C. S. Zhu, “Near infrared broadband emission of bismuth-doped aluminophosphate glass,” Opt. Express 13(5), 1628–1634 (2005).
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M. Peng, J. Qiu, D. Chen, X. Meng, and C. Zhu, “Superbroadband 1310 nm emission from bismuth and tantalum codoped germanium oxide glasses,” Opt. Lett. 30(18), 2433–2435 (2005).
[CrossRef]

M. Yu. Sharonov, A. B. Bykov, V. Petricevic, and R. R. Alfano, “Spectroscopic study of optical centers formed in Bi-, Pb-, Sb-, Sn-, Te-, and In-doped germanate glasses,” Opt. Lett. 33(18), 2131–2133 (2008).
[CrossRef]

A. G. Okhrimchuk, L. N. Butvina, E. M. Dianov, N. V. Lichkova, V. N. Zagorodnev, and K. N. Boldyrev, “Near-infrared luminescence of RbPb2Cl5:Bi crystals,” Opt. Lett. 33(19), 2182–2184 (2008).
[CrossRef]

V. O. Sokolov, V. G. Plotnichenko, and E. M. Dianov, “Origin of broadband near-infrared luminescence in bismuth-doped glasses,” Opt. Lett. 33(13), 1488–1490 (2008).
[CrossRef]

H. T. Sun, Y. Miwa, F. Shimaoka, M. Fujii, A. Hosokawa, M. Mizuhata, S. Hayashi, and S. Deki, “Superbroadband near-IR nano-optical source based on bismuth-doped high-silica nanocrystalline zeolites,” Opt. Lett. 34(8), 1219–1221 (2009).
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Figures (8)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Absorption spectra of as-prepared 1.7 mol% and 2.2 mol% Bi-doped SrBO glasses with different colors, respectively.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

Near-infrared emission spectrum of the yellow Bi:SrB4O7 glass under 808 nm LD pumping. The inset is emission decay curve at 1292 nm.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Raman scattering spectra of 2.2 mol% and 1.7 mol% Bi:SrBO glasses and air-annealed 1.7 mol% Bi:SrBO glass.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Near-infrared emission spectrum of air-annealed 1.7 mol% Bi:SrBO glass, compared with that of as-prepared 2.2 mol% Bi:SrBO glass.

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

Near-infrared emission spectrum of polycrystalline Bi:SrB4O7. The inset is the decay curve at 1290 nm.

Fig. 6.
Fig. 6.

Raman scattering spectra of Bi:SrB4O7 polycrystalline materials and single crystals, along with that of 2.2 mol% Bi:SrBO glass.

Fig. 7.
Fig. 7.

Visible luminescence and corresponding excitation spectra of Bi3+ in Bi-doped SrB4O7 crystal and glass

Fig. 8.
Fig. 8.

Visible luminescence and corresponding excitation spectra of Bi2+ in Bi-doped SrB4O7 crystal and glass

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