Characterization of pr6o11 doped zinc fluoroborate glass

PrajnaShree, M and Wagh, Akshatha and Raviprakash, Y and Sangeetha, B and Kamath, Sudha D (2013) Characterization of pr6o11 doped zinc fluoroborate glass. European Scientific Journal, 9 (18). pp. 83-92. ISSN 1857- 7431

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Pr3+ doped zinc fluoroborate glasses with the chemical composition [(mol %) 30ZnF2 – 20 TeO2 – (50-x) B2O3 – xPr6O11] (where x = 0.0, 0.1, 0.5, 1.0 and 1.5 mol %) of different concentration of rare earth element praseodymium (Pr3+) have been prepared by conventional melt quench technique. The physical parameters like density, refractive index, number density, molar refraction, molar electronic polarizability, electronic polarizability, dielectric constant, polaron radius, inter–ionic separation, molar volume and oscillator strength of these glasses were calculated as a function of dopant concentration. The densities and refractive indices of these glasses were found to be in the range 2.0 g/cm3 - 2.67 g/cm3 and 1.644 – 1.73 respectively. Stability of the glass doped with 1.0 mol % Pr3+ was found to be 120.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Praseodymium doped glasses, oscillator strength, optical energy gap, absorption spectrum, electronic polarizability
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Chemistry
Engineering > MIT Manipal > Physics
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2014 11:22
Last Modified: 04 May 2017 06:32

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