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Article - 13 Jul 2008
Eu2+-doped SrAl2O4 (SrAl2O4:Eu2+) was synthesized by a conventional solid-state reaction process and consolidated by pulsed electric current sintering.
Article - 25 Oct 2005
A new type of triode field-emission display constructed by the ceramic cold emitter was designed and tested. The display had three electrodes, a ceramic cold emitter, extraction gate and accelerating...
Article - 23 Sep 2005
Y2O3:Eu fluorescent whiskers were grown on (100) and (111) yttrium stabilized zirconia substrates using the chemical vapor deposition technique operated under atmospheric pressure. The...
Article - 23 Nov 2001
Materials with grain sizes in the order of a billionth of a meter are called nanomaterials, or nanocrystalline materials, which can be used for a range of structural and non-structural applications.
Article - 18 Dec 2001
Marignac first isolated gadolinia, an oxide of gadolinium (Gd), in 1880. Then, in 1886, Lecoq de Boisbaudran successfully separated the element from Mosander’s “yttria.”
News - 31 Mar 2012
In recent decades, researchers have shown more interest on the development of novel phosphors that can be excited via ultraviolet (UV) light emitting diodes (LEDs).
The reason is the need to...
News - 31 Mar 2006
A new organic molecule developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists may significantly improve the efficiency of organic solid state lighting. Direct conversion of electricity to light...
Article - 26 Jan 2004
The properties and applications of gadolinium oxide (Gd2O3, gadolinia) are briefly described.
Article - 16 Nov 2018
Rare Earth materials are a particular class of elements and cathodoluminescence is a useful technique for observing them and their properties.