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Fundamentals of phosphors / edited by William M. Yen, Shigeo Shionoya, Hajime Yamamoto.



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Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2007.
  • Book
  • 335 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF LUMINESCENCE Absorption and Emission of Light, E. Nakazawa Electronic States and Optical Transitions of Solids Crystals, S. Nara, and S. Ibuki Luminescence of a Localized Center, H. Yamamoto Impurities and Luminescence in Semiconductors, S. Ibuki Luminescence of Organic Compounds, T. Tsutsui and C. Adachi Luminescence of Low Dimensional Systems, Y. Masumoto Transient Characteristics of Luminescence, E. Nakazawa Excitation Energy Transfer and Cooperative Optical Phenomena, E. Nakazawa Excitation Mechanism of Luminescence by Cathode Ray and Iionization Radiation, H. Yamamoto Inorganic Luminescence, S. Tanaka, H. Kobayashi, and H. Sasakura Lathanide Level Location and Its Impact on Phosphor Performance, P. Dorenbos PRINCIPAL PHOSPHOR MATERIALS AND THEIR OPTICAL PROPERTIES Luminescence Centers of the NS2-Type Ions, S. Tanumizu Luminescence Centers of Transition Metal Ions, M. Tamatani Luminescence Centers of Rare Earth Ions, T. Kano Luminescence Centers of Complex Ions, M. Morita Ia-VIIb Compounds, S. Shiyonoya IIa-Vib Compounds, H. Yamamato IIb-Vib Compounds, S. Shiyanoya ZnSE abd Related Luminescent Materials, T. Yokogawa IIIb-Vb Compounds (AI, Ga, Ln)(p, As) Alloys Emitting Visible Luminescence, G.-I. Hatakoshi (AI, Ga, in)(P, As_) Alloys Emitting Infrared Luminescence, K. Iga GaN and Related Luminescence Materials, S. Nakamura Silicon Carbide (siC0 as a Luminescence Material, H. Matsunami Oxynitride Phosphors, R. Xie, N. Hirosaki, and M. Mitomo.
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Publisher's Summary:
Drawing from the second edition of the best-selling "Handbook of Phosphors", "Fundamentals of Phosphors" covers the principles and mechanisms of luminescence in detail and surveys the primary phosphor materials as well as their optical properties. The book addresses cutting-edge developments in phosphor science and technology including oxynitride phosphors and the impact of lanthanide level location on phosphor performance. Beginning with an explanation of the physics underlying luminescence mechanisms in solids, the book goes on to interpret various luminescence phenomena in inorganic and organic materials. This includes the interpretation of the luminescence of recently developed low-dimensional systems, such as quantum wells and dots. The book also discusses the excitation mechanisms by cathode-ray and ionizing radiation and by electric fields to produce electroluminescence. The book classifies phosphor materials according to the type of luminescence centers employed or the class of host materials used and interprets the optical properties of these materials, including their luminescence characteristics and mechanisms. Placing a strong emphasis on those materials that are important from a practical point of view, the coverage also includes those possessing no possibility for practical use but are important from a theoretical standpoint.
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Yen, W. M. (William M.)
Shionoya, Shigeo, 1923-2001.
Yamamoto, Hajime, 1940 February 5-

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