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Reaching quantum yields ≫100% in nanomaterials

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Abstract

For the first time, it has been realized that trigonal GdF3:Eu, which is usually only accessible at high temperatures and very high pressures, has a superior capability as a host material for quantum-cutting materials compared to orthorhombic phase GdF3:Eu. Synthesis of these materials from ionic liquids does not only allow us to obtain oxygen-free, nanoscale fluorides – a prerequisite for fluoride quantum cutters, but by changing the ionic liquid it becomes also possible to tune the phase of the nanoparticles and thus, most importantly, the quantum cutting efficiency of the final material.

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Submitted
23 Aug 2013
Accepted
07 Nov 2013
First published
11 Nov 2013

J. Mater. Chem. C, 2014,2, 1862-1868
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Reaching quantum yields ≫100% in nanomaterials

C. Lorbeer, J. Cybinska and A. Mudring, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2014, 2, 1862
DOI: 10.1039/C3TC31662A

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