Eu3+ luminescence in high-symmetry sites of natural apatite

M. Gaft, R. Reisfeld, G. Panczer, S. Shoval, B. Champagnon, G. Boulon

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Laser-induced time-delayed spectroscopy permits detection of luminescence of Eu3- with long decay on the background of the strong emission with short decay in natural fluorapatite and determination of its position in high symmetry Ca(I) site.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)572-574
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Luminescence
StatePublished - Jun 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Apatite
  • Eu
  • Fluorescence probe


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