Synthesis and Characterization of Sr2CeO4 Phosphor Doped with Erbium

  • K. V.R. Murthy Display Materials Laboratory, Applied Physics Department, Faculty of Technology and Engineering, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara-390001, India
  • K. Suresh Department of Physics, CSR Sarma College, Ongole-523 001, A.P., India
  • B. Nageswara Rao Viswodaya Government Degree College, Venkatagiri- 524 132, A.P., India
  • B. Walter Ratna Kumar Department of Physics, PBN College, Ponnur, A.P., India
  • Ch. A. Rao Department of Physics, VRS&YRN College, Chirala-523 157, A.P., India
  • B. N. Rajasekhar BARC Spectroscopy lab at Indus-1, Atomic and molecular physics Division, BARC, Mumbai
  • B. Subba Rao Department of Physics, VSR & NVR College, Tenali-522 201, A.P., India
  • N. V. PoornachandraRao Department of Physics, VSR & NVR College, Tenali-522 201, A.P., India


The present paper reports the Photoluminescence (PL) of the Sr2CeO4 phosphor, singly doped with Erbium rare-earth ion with different concentrations (0.01, 0.1, 0.2, 0.5 and 1%).The phosphor samples were synthesized using the standard solid state reaction technique. The effect of Er dopant on the structural, morphological, and Photoluminescent properties of the samples are studied with X-ray diffraction (XRD), PL and SEM analysis. The PL emission of undoped Sr2CeO4 phosphor was observed at 470 nm with high intensity followed by the primary Er emissions with good intensity at 525, 530, 549, 557 and 565 nm.


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How to Cite
K. Murthy, “Synthesis and Characterization of Sr2CeO4 Phosphor Doped with Erbium”, Eurasian Chem.-Technol. J., vol. 13, no. 1-2, pp. 17-20, Apr. 2011.