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Title: Red, Green, and Blue (RGB) Luminescence from ZnGa2O4 Nanowire Arrays

Abstract

Using a simple two-step reaction process, we have demonstrated the synthesis of large-area ZnGa2O4, ZnGa2O4:Mn2+, and ZnGa2O4:Cr3+ nanowire arrays which, respectively, exhibit bright blue, green, and red luminescence under UV light irradiation. The realization of three primary colors from one host material suggests that full color display based on ZnGa2O4 nanowires might be achievable. These luminescent nanowires could also be used in solid-state lighting as well as radiation detection. The cathodoluminescence properties of the ZnGa2O4 nanowires will be studied in future research.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. ORNL
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Shared Research Equipment Collaborative Research Center
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
979273
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of the American Chemical Society; Journal Volume: 1; Journal Issue: 1
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; CATHODOLUMINESCENCE; COLOR; IRRADIATION; LUMINESCENCE; RADIATION DETECTION; SYNTHESIS

Citation Formats

Gu, Zhanjun, Liu, Feng, Li, Xufan, Howe, Jane Y, Xu, Jun, and Pan, Zhengwei. Red, Green, and Blue (RGB) Luminescence from ZnGa2O4 Nanowire Arrays. United States: N. p., 2009. Web.
Gu, Zhanjun, Liu, Feng, Li, Xufan, Howe, Jane Y, Xu, Jun, & Pan, Zhengwei. Red, Green, and Blue (RGB) Luminescence from ZnGa2O4 Nanowire Arrays. United States.
Gu, Zhanjun, Liu, Feng, Li, Xufan, Howe, Jane Y, Xu, Jun, and Pan, Zhengwei. 2009. "Red, Green, and Blue (RGB) Luminescence from ZnGa2O4 Nanowire Arrays". United States. doi:.
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abstractNote = {Using a simple two-step reaction process, we have demonstrated the synthesis of large-area ZnGa2O4, ZnGa2O4:Mn2+, and ZnGa2O4:Cr3+ nanowire arrays which, respectively, exhibit bright blue, green, and red luminescence under UV light irradiation. The realization of three primary colors from one host material suggests that full color display based on ZnGa2O4 nanowires might be achievable. These luminescent nanowires could also be used in solid-state lighting as well as radiation detection. The cathodoluminescence properties of the ZnGa2O4 nanowires will be studied in future research.},
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