Metal Oxide Nanostructured Phosphors

Metal Oxide Nanostructured Phosphors

Properties and Applications

1st Edition - November 1, 2019

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  • Authors: H. Nagabhushana, Daruka Prasad, S.C. Sharma
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128118528

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Metal Oxide Nanostructured Phosphors: Properties and Applications provides a comprehensive review of recent progress in nanophosphors and an exploration of their future. Each chapter discusses both materials synthesis and applications based on the types of nanostructures and their characteristics, providing a thorough accounting of the advantages and disadvantages of each material and process. This book is an excellent resource for both professional and academic researchers, and is ideal for scientists and engineers working on optical devices, lighting, display and imaging technologies, energy materials, and for anyone engaged in research in photonics, nanoscience, luminescence and optical materials. Unique sections touch on metal-oxide-based nanostructured phosphors, covering energy transfer mechanisms, categories, chemical composition, and more.

Key Features

  • Introduces luminescent metal oxide materials, their chemical composition, properties and energy transfer mechanisms
  • Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of conventional and novel metal oxide phosphors, providing essential information for anyone engaged in materials selection for luminescent devices
  • Offers practical information on the synthesis of luminescent nanosuperstructures, including innovative and green techniques


Scientists and engineers working on optical devices, lighting, display and imaging technologies, energy materials, and for all those engaged in research in photonics, nanoscience, luminescence and optical materials

Table of Contents

  • Part I: Fundamentals
    1. Principles of Luminescence
    2. Various Luminescence Types in Metal Oxides
    3. Approaches to analysis of phosphor materials performance

    Part II: Nanostructured metal oxide phosphors and their properties
    4. Nanostructured metal oxides and their role in luminescence
    5. Up-Conversion nanostructured materials and their properties

    Part III: Applications of metal oxide phosphors
    6. Color conversion metal oxide phosphors in lamps and LED industry
    7. New Generation Solar Cells
    8. Phosphors for Display
    9. Optoelectronic/photonic devices
    10. Cell labelling and biomedical imaging
    11. Photocatalysis
    12. Marking and detection

Product details

  • No. of pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2029
  • Published: November 1, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128118528

About the Authors

H. Nagabhushana

Dr H. Nagabhushana received his B.Sc. degree (PCM), M.Sc, degree (Physics, 1998), Ph.D degree (Physics, 2003) from the Department of Physics, Jnanabharathi, Bangalore University and D.Sc. (Material Science, 2013) from Tumkur University. He worked as a Scientific Assistant at Forensic Science Laboratory, Bangalore from 2004 to 2006. Later he joined Govt. Degree College, Dept. of Collegiate education from 2006 to 2010 and Tumkur University as an Associate Professor in 2012. Presently he is a Professor and Chairman of the Physics Department and continues his teaching and research at Prof. C.N.R. Rao Centre for Advanced Materials Research at Tumkur University. He worked at solid state structural chemistry unit, I.I.Sc., Bangalore on Physics of novel eco-friendly rare earth doped oxide and silicate based nanophosphors with special applications to white light emitting diodes. He worked on various nanostructured materials for radiation and environmental monitoring by utilizing the Pelletron Accelerator at IUAC, New Delhi. Presently he is working on the synthesis of energy saving, ecofriendly, efficient single and multi-phased rare earth doped ions for display devices and radiation monitoring.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairman, Physics Department, C.N.R. Rao Cenre for Advanced Materials Research, Tumkur University, Tumkur, Karnataka, India

Daruka Prasad

Dr. Daruka Prasad B received his B.Sc., and M.Sc. (Physics) degrees from University of Mysore, M.Phil degree from Alagappa University and Ph.D degree in Physics from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Ananthapur, India. He is having 18 years of teaching and 5 years of research experience and worked in many educational institutions with the primary motto of teaching and research in applied physics. He is a board of members to the various Indian Universities since 2014 to till date. Dr. Daruka Prasad B is a life member of Materials Research Society of India, ISTE, Solar Energy Society of India, Luminescence Society of India etc. He has published five books on Engineering Physics published in Acme-Learning. He has coauthored a book entitled ‘Metal oxide nanostructured Phosphors: Properties and Applications ‘which is to be published in Elsevier publisher. He is also a guest editor for Journal of Nanomaterials, Hindwai Publications. Research updates of Dr. B. Daruka Prasad:

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, BMS Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India

S.C. Sharma

Prof. Sharma is the Director of the Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering based in Banglore, India. He is the former Director of Centre for Manufacturing Research & Technology Utilization (CMRTU), Centre for Social Service & Skills Promotion (SKIP) and Principal of R V College of Engineering, Bangalore. He has also served as the Vice Chancellor of Tumkur University, Tumkur and Vice Chairman, Karnataka State Council for Higher Education, Govt. of Karnataka. He has co-authored 11 books, written 206 articles, and served as the principle investigator or co-principle investigator of 128 sponsored research projects

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Banglore, India

About the Series Editor

Ghenadii Korotcenkov

Ghenadii Korotcenkov received his Ph.D. in Physics and Technology of Semiconductor Materials and Devices in 1976, and his Doctor Habilitate Degree in Physics and Mathematics of Semiconductors and Dielectrics in 1990. Long time he was a leader of scientific Gas Sensor Group and manager of various national and international scientific and engineering projects carried out in Laboratory of Micro- and Optoelectronics, Technical University of Moldova, supported from International Foundations and Programs such as CRDF, MRDA, IREX, ICTP, INTAS, INCO-COPERNICUS, COST, NATO. From 2007 to 2008, he was an invited scientist in Korean Institute of Energy Research, Daejeon, South Korea. Then, until the end of 2017 Dr. G. Korotcenkov was a research professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju, South Korea. Currently Dr. G. Korotcenkov is the research professor at the Department of Physics and Engineering at the Moldova State University, Chisinau, the Rep. of Moldova. Specialists from Former Soviet Union know G. Korotcenkov’s research results in the field of study of Schottky barriers, MOS structures, native oxides, and photoreceivers on the base of III-Vs compounds very well. His current research interests include material sciences focused on metal oxides, surface science, and the design of thin film gas sensors and thermoelectric convertors. Dr. G. Korotcenkov is either the author or editor of 39 books, published by Momentum Press, CRC Press, Springer (USA) and Harbin Institute of Technology Press (China). He is the author and coauthor of more than 600 scientific publications, including 30 review papers, 38 book chapters, and more than 200 articles published in peer-reviewed scientific journals (h-factor = 42 [Scopus] and h-factor = 51 [Google Scholar citation]). Besides, Dr. G. Korotcenkov is a holder of 17 patents. He has presented more than 250 reports at national and international conferences, including 17 invited talks. Dr. G. Korotcenkov was co-organizer of more than 10 international scientific conferences. Research activities of Dr. G. Korotcenkov are honored by the Prize of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova (2019), an Award of the Supreme Council of Science and Advanced Technology of the Republic of Moldova (2004); Prize of the Presidents of the Ukrainian, Belarus, and Moldovan Academies of Sciences (2003); and National Youth Prize of the Republic of Moldova in the field of science and technology (1980), among others.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Professor, Department of Physics and Engineering, Moldova State University, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

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