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Essential information for students in researchers working towards new and more efficient solid-state lighting
Comprehensive survey based on the authors' long experience
Useful both for teaching and reference
The idea for this book arose out of the realization that, although excellent surveys and a phosphor handbook are available, there is no single source covering the area of phosphate based phosphors especially for lamp industry. Moreover, as this field gets only limited attention in most general books on luminescence, there is a clear need for a book in which attention is specifically directed toward this rapidly growing field of solid state lighting and its many applications. This book is aimed at providing a sound introduction to the synthesis and optical characterization of phosphate phosphor for undergraduate and graduate students as well as teachers and researchers. The book provides guidance through the multidisciplinary field of solid state lighting specially phosphate phosphors for beginners, scientists and engineers from universities, research organizations, and especially industry. In order to make it useful for a wide audience, both fundamentals and applications are discussed, together.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Energy Efficient Lighting - Energy Transfer Mechanism in Rare Earths - Fundamentals of Luminescence - Optical Characterization of Phosphate Phosphor - Phosphate-based Lamp Phosphor - Photoluminescence Mechanisms - Solid-state Lighting - Synthesis of Phosphate Phosphor