Facile synthesis of water-soluble LaF3 Ln3+ nanocrystals

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1031-1034
Journal / PublicationJournal of Materials Chemistry
Volume16
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

Abstract

Water-soluble lanthanide-doped LaF3 nanocrystals were synthesized using a simple method carried out in aqueous solution at low temperature. The nanocrystals have a nearly spherical shape and an average size of below 30 nm. They consisted of well crystallized hexagonal phases. The luminescence quantum efficiency was about 16% in aqueous solution. LaF 3 nanocrystals doped with different lanthanide ions (Eu3+, Ce3+, Tb3+, and Nd3+) were synthesized, which showed strong luminescence in the visible (VIS) and near-infrared (NIR) spectral regions. © The Royal Society of Chemistry 2006.

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Facile synthesis of water-soluble LaF3 Ln3+ nanocrystals. / Wang, Feng; Zhang, Yong; Fan, Xianping; Wang, Minquan.

In: Journal of Materials Chemistry, Vol. 16, No. 11, 2006, p. 1031-1034.

Research output: Journal Publications and Reviews (RGC: 21, 22, 62)21_Publication in refereed journalpeer-review