Synthesis, characterization, and optical properties of pristine and doped yttrium aluminum garnet nanopowders
Abbreviated Journal Title
J. Am. Ceram. Soc.
TRANSPARENT YAG; POLYCRYSTALLINE; LASER; CERAMICS; PRECIPITATION; PRECURSORS; Materials Science, Ceramics
Pristine, Si-doped, and Si/Nd-codoped yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) nanoparticles were synthesized by pyrolysis of complex compounds of aluminum and yttrium with triethanolamine. It was found that the coexistence of Si4+ and Nd3+ increased the solubility of both ions and promoted the formation of YAG phase. Single-phase, nanocrystalline Si/Nd:YAG powders were obtained at calcination temperatures as low as 920 degrees C. The optical behavior of the Si/Nd:YAG nanopowders was similar to that of single-crystal Nd:YAG.
Journal of the American Ceramic Society
"Synthesis, characterization, and optical properties of pristine and doped yttrium aluminum garnet nanopowders" (2005). Faculty Bibliography 2000s. 5764.