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Luminescent properties of Y₃(Al;Ga)₅O₁₂: Tb thin films
(University of the Free State, 2015-08-08)
English: The main aim of this project was to use the technique of pulsed laser depo- sition (PLD) to fabricate thin lms from Yttrium Aluminium Gallium Oxide (Y3(Al; Ga)5O12) doped with Tb3+ ions and then to investigate ...
Synthesis and characterization of MgAl₂O₄ and (MgxZn₁-x)Al₂O₄) mixed spinel phospors
(University of the Free State, 2014-01)
Magnesium aluminate (MgAl2O4) has received special attention as a technologically important material because of its attractive properties, such as mechanical strength, chemical inertness, a wideband gap, relatively low ...
Luminescence investigations of CaS:Eu2+ powder and pulsed laser deposited thin films for application in light emitting diodes
(University of the Free State, 2015-06)
The main objective of this thesis was to investigate the luminescent properties of commercial CaS:Eu2+ powder and pulsed laser deposited thin films for application in light emitting diodes. X-ray diffraction (XRD), X-ray ...
Luminescence properties of Y2O3:Bi3+ as powder and thin film phosphor for solar cell application
(University of the Free State, 2015-07)
The luminescent properties of the bismuth doped yttrium oxide (Y2-xO3:Bix) phosphor material was investigated as a powder and as thin films for possible application as a down-conversion material for solar cells. The goal ...
Characterization of SrAl₂O₄:Eu²⁺,Dy³⁺ nano thin films prepared by pulsed laser deposition
(University of the Free State, 2010-11)
English: Thin films of SrAl2O4:Eu2+,Dy3+ phosphor were deposited on silicon (Si (100)) substrates using a 248 nm KrF pulsed laser. Deposition parameters, namely; substrate temperature, pulse repetition rate, number of laser ...
Monte Carlo simulation and characterisation of phase formation in Pt-based alloy thin films
(University of the Free State, 2010-06)
English: From Icarus’ mythical flight to escape Crete to manned space flight to the moon, mankind’s dream to fly has impacted this world immensely. Technological advancements made in metallurgy and alloy development has ...