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Spectroscopy of Lanthanide Doped Oxide Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081029350, 9780081029367

Spectroscopy of Lanthanide Doped Oxide Materials

1st Edition

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Editors: Sanjay J. Dhoble Vijay Pawade Hendrik Swart Vibha Chopra
Paperback ISBN: 9780081029350
eBook ISBN: 9780081029367
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st November 2019
Page Count: 480
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to electronic spectroscopy of lanthanide, properties, and their applications
2. Development in the innovation of lead halide-based perovskite quantum dots from rare earth-doped garnet-based phosphors for light-emitting diodes
3. Luminescent dynamics of rare earth–doped CaTiO3 phosphors
4. Ln2+, 3+-doped aluminosilicate–based phopshors
5. Lanthanide-doped orthometallate phosphors
6. Lanthanide-doped orthovanadate phosphors: Syntheses, structures, and photoluminescence properties
7. Study of RE ion–doped oxide glass materials for photonic applications
8. Advanced research on oxynitride phosphors
9. Highly luminescent ZnO based upconversion thin films grown by sol-gel spin coating
10. Luminescence properties of rare-earth doped oxide materials
11. Role of lanthanide substitution on suitable sites in enhancing the properties of various electroceramics
12. Rare-earth doping in afterglow oxide phosphors: Materials, persistence mechanisms, and dark vision display applications


Spectroscopy of Lanthanide Doped Oxide Materials provides a comprehensive overview on the most essential characterization techniques of these materials, along with their key applications. The book describes the application of optical spectroscopy of lanthanides doped inorganic phosphor hosts and gives information about their structure and morphology, binding energies, energy of transition and band gap. Also discussed are the properties and applications of rare earth doped inorganic materials and the barriers and potential solutions to enable the commercial realization of phosphors in important applications.

The book reviews key information for those entering the field of phosphor research, along with the fundamental knowledge of the properties of transition series elements under UV/Visible/NIR light exposer. Low-cost materials methods to synthesize the materials and spectroscopic characterization methods are also detailed.

Key Features

  • Reviews the barriers and potential solutions to enable commercial realization of inorganic phosphors
  • Discusses low-cost material methods to synthesize and characterize lanthanide doped oxide materials
  • Provides readers with a comprehensive overview on key properties for the most relevant applications, such as lighting and display, energy conversion and solar cell devices


Materials Scientists and Engineers, Chemists, Physicists working in academia and R&D


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About the Editors

Sanjay J. Dhoble

Prof. Sanjay J. Dhoble is presently working as a professor in the Department of Physics at R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur, India. During his research career, he has worked on the synthesis and characterization of solid-state lighting materials, as well as the development of radiation dosimetry phosphors using thermoluminescence techniques and utilization of fly ash. Dr. Dhoble has filed 16 patents and more than 552 research papers. He also authored numerous books such as “Principles and applications of organic light emitting diode”, “Nanomaterials for Green Energy”, “Spectroscopy of Lanthanide Doped Oxide Materials “Phosphate phosphors for solid state lighting”; “Phosphors for energy saving and conversion technology”; and“Phosphors: Synthesis and Applications”. Dr. Dhoble is an Editor of the journal Luminescence.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Physics, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur, India

Vijay Pawade

Dr. Vijay B. Pawade is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Physics at the Laximarayan Institute of Technology, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur, India. His research focuses on rare earth-doped oxide materials and their applications in LEDs and solar cell devices. He has published numerous research papers in peer-reviewed international journals and acts as a reviewer for journals published by Elsevier, Springer, Wiley, Taylor & Francis, RSC, and ACS. He has contributed chapters on different themes such as nonmaterial synthesis, characterization and their applications in energy conversion and storage devices. He is also co-editor of the books ‘Spectroscopy of Lanthanide Doped Oxide Materials” and “Optical Properties of Phosphates and Pyrophosphates Compounds” published by Elsevier.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Laximarayan Institute of Technology, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur, India

Hendrik Swart

Prof. Hendrik C Swart is a B1 NRF rated researcher (Internationally acclaimed researchers) and currently a senior professor in the Department of Physics at the University of the Free State. Over the past 22 years he has led research in the area of the degradation of phosphors for field emission displays, as well as developing materials for nano solid state lighting. He has been key in the development of processes to synthesize and deposit thin films of various types of semiconductor nano-particles which will enhance the colour, luminescent intensity and lifetime of such displays. He has more than 500 publications in international peer reviewed journals. He is an author of 12 book chapters and books with more than 4700 cited author references and more than 530 national and international conference contributions (authored and co-authored). A research chair in Solid State Luminescent and Advanced Materials was awarded to him from the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) at the end of 2012 which was renewed for another 5 years at the end of 2017. The main focus of his research group is the improvement of luminescent materials for applications in Flat Panel Displays and Solar Cells; the development of Organic light Emitting Diodes (OLED) materials as well as materials for power-saving solid state lighting devices. He is an author of two books “Phosphate based Phosphor for SSL” and “ Principles and Applications of OLEDs”.

Affiliations and Expertise

B1 NRF rated researcher (Internationally acclaimed researchers) and currently a senior professor in the Department of Physics at the University of the Free State

Vibha Chopra

Dr. Vibha Chopra is an assistant professor and radiation safety officer at DAV College, Amritsar, India. Her research area is focused on the preparation and characterization of thermoluminescence radiation dosimetry phosphors, the growth and study of defects in crystalline and microcrystalline solids and the development of devices for measuring luminescence. She has published 16 papers in international journals of high repute and 9 papers in national journals. She has presented 20 papers in International and National Conferences. She has received the Young Scientist Award in Physics, for her contribution and achievement in the field of physics, presented by the Venus International Foundation at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She is a life member of the Indian Association of nuclear chemists and allied scientists (IANCAS) and Luminescence society of India (LSI).

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, DAV College, Amritsar, India