Luminescence properties of BaZrSi3O9:Eu synthesized by an aqueous solution method

Tetsufumi Komukai, Yuji Takatsuka, Hideki Kato, Masato Kakihana

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Samples of blue-green light-emitting BaZrSi3O9:Eu were successfully synthesized by using a novel aqueous solution method using propylene glycol-modified silane (PGMS). Luminescence properties of the phosphor were studied as a function of synthesis composition and firing methods. The synthesized Ba0.97ZrSi3O9:0.03 Eu+0.3SiO2 phosphor showed high emission intensity (more than 250% of the reference, YAG:Ce P46 (Kasei Optonix)) and exhibited a flat excitation band ranging from 290 nm to 420 nm, suggesting that it can work when combined with commercial near-UV LEDs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)328-332
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Luminescence
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Feb


  • Phosphor
  • Silicate
  • White LEDs


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