Synthesis, electronic structure and photoluminescence properties of Ba2BiV3O11

Eu3+ red phosphor

Jin Zhao, Chongfeng Guo*, Ting Li, Xiangying Su, Niumiao Zhang, Jiayu Chen

*Corresponding author for this work

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Eu3+-activated Ba2BiV3O11 red-emitting phosphors have been successfully synthesized by the sol-gel method. The electronic structure of Ba2BiV3O11 host was estimated by density functional theory (DFT) calculation. The structure and phase purity of the samples were characterized by powder X-ray diffraction (XRD), and their photoluminescence (PL) spectra, decay curves of 5D07F2 transitions, absorption spectra, and the Commission International de I'Eclairage (CIE) color coordinates were also investigated. The thermal stabilities of the phosphors were studied using the dependence of the luminescence intensities on temperature, and thermal activation energy was also determined. The results demonstrated that Ba2BiV3O11: Eu3+ was a potential red-emitting phosphor for n-UV-based white light-emitting diodes (w-LEDs).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)159-166
Number of pages8
JournalDyes and Pigments
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • LEDs
  • optical properties
  • rare-earth doping
  • red phosphors

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