Unexpected luminescence of Cr5+ and Cr3+ ions in ZrSiO4 zircon crystals

M. Gaft, G. Boulon, G. Panczer, Y. Guyot, R. Reisfeld, S. Votyakov, G. Bulka

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Luminescence, decay-times and EPR spectroscopy of Cr-doped ZrSiO4 show the presence of both Cr3+ and Cr5+ active centers, which can be connected with Zr4+ and Si4+ adjacent two-cation replacement. Cr5+ emission occurs within a similar spectral range as for Cr4+ and hence confusion is possible.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1118-1121
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Luminescence
StatePublished - May 2000
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Luminescence and Optical Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter (ICL'99) - Osaka, Jpn
Duration: 23 Aug 199927 Aug 1999


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