Non-doped phosphor for WLED with high CRI and R9


Zn-Sn-O compound
photoluminescence of Zn2SnO4
full visible range

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Dang TTN, Nguyen MT, Nguyen ML, Dao XV, Le TV. Non-doped phosphor for WLED with high CRI and R9. hueuni-jns [Internet]. 2023Jun.30 [cited 2024Feb.26];132(1B):83-91. Available from:


The effect of the ZnO/SnO2 ratio on phase formation and optical properties of the Zn-Sn-O compound was investigated by varying the ZnO/SnO2 molar ratio (ZnO/SnO= 1:2, 1:1, 2:1, 3:1, and 4:1). All samples were synthesised with high-energy planetary ball milling, followed by calcination at 1000 °C in the air. The result from X-Ray diffraction patterns (XRD) shows that the single-phase Zn2SnO4 is achieved at the ZnO/SnO2 ratio of 2:1. Whereas, the mixed phase of ZnO and Zn2SnO4 formed when ZnO is more than SnO2 (3:1 and 4:1). On the other hand, the XRD patterns of the products obtained at a ratio where SnO2 is more than ZnO present a mixture of SnO2 and Zn2SnO4. The photoluminescence of the two samples with the ratio of 2:1 and 1:3 gives full-visible range spectra from 400 to 800 nm, which are in the blue-far-red region centred at about 514, 580, and 690 nm. Temperature-dependent luminescence measurements were also carried out in this work, and the results indicate that the prepared phosphor Zn-Sn-O at the ZnO/SnO2 ratio of 1:2 has thermal stability. The obtained material was used to coat near UV LED chips, and the WLED possesses the highest CRI of 95. The SnO2-Zn2SnO4 powder can be used as a phosphor for WLED applications with high CRI and R9.


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