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Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2023, Volume: 16, Issue: 6, Pages: 435-441

Original Article

Neodymium Doped Borate Glasses for NIR Emitting Solid State Device Applications

Received Date:30 November 2022, Accepted Date:17 January 2023, Published Date:15 February 2023


Objectives: To investigate the effect of B2O3 replaced by Nd2O3 studies on the spectroscopic characteristics of trivalent neodymium (Nd3+)-doped glasses using XRD, FTIR, absorption, and emission spectroscopy. Methods: The glasses were synthesized using the conventional melt quenching technique at 11500 C. The amorphous nature of the samples was confirmed by x-ray diffraction studies. Findings: The addition of Nd2O3 concentration affects the absorption and emission properties of the Nd3+ ion measured in the near-infrared luminescence range from 0.9mm, 1.06 mm, and 1.36mm associated with the 4F3=2!4IJ (J = 9/2, 11/2, 13/2) transitions. Novelty: The novelty of the present work is to fully understand and characterize the luminescence of Nd3+ doped borate bulk glasses with different doping concentrations. So as to gain an insight of 1.06 mm corresponding to 4F3=2!4F11=2 transition, these glasses are highly potential one which is an applicable to NIR emitting solid state device.

Keywords: Nd3+ ions; FTIR; UV; Photoluminescence; Borate glasses


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© 2023 Gurav et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Published By Indian Society for Education and Environment (iSee)


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