Synthesis and photoluminescence properties of niobate layered oxides intercalated with rare earth ions by electrostatic self-assembly methods

Shintaro Ida, Ugur Unal, Kazuyoshi Izawa, Chikako Ogata, Taishi Inoue, Yasumichi Matsumoto

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    Abstract

    The niobate layered oxides intercalated with Tb3+ or Eu3+ ions were prepared by the electrostatic self-assembly deposition method. The Tb3+ ions in the interlayer exhibited green luminescence by energy transfer from the host NbO6 layer to the guest Tb3+ ions, which was based on the niobate nanosheet band gap excitation. The Tb3+ emission intensity decreased with decreasing interlayer water molecules, indicating that the presence of interlayer water molecules is inevitable for the Tb3+ emission assigned to the energy transfer. On the other hand, the emission intensity of Eu3+ in the interlayer was weaker than that of Tb3+.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)393-402
    Number of pages10
    JournalMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals
    Volume470
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 2007

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Chemistry(all)
    • Materials Science(all)
    • Condensed Matter Physics

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