Highly luminescent Ca3Sc2Si3O12:Ce3+ silicate garnet nano- and microparticles with 50-70% photoluminescence quantum yields as efficient phosphor converters for white LEDs

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Solid state lighting based upon a combination of violet/blue light emitting diodes (LEDs) and a phosphor converter created enormous commercial interest because of the potentially higher efficacies and long lifetimes of these light sources. Most [...]

Novel fatty-acid assisted co-precipitation method for synthesis of the SrAl2O4:Eu2+, Sm3+ storage phosphor nanoparticles

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Biological and medical imaging is a key-stone for in-vivo and in-vitro monitoring necessary for basic research and for medical diagnostics. Inorganic nanoparticles have already been established as fluorescence markers due to their high stability and [...]