Rare-earth tantalates and niobates suitable for use as nanophosphors

United States Patent

8,585,928
November 19, 2013
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Red-Emitting Phosphors for Solid-State Lighting
A family of rare-earth Group 5 oxides, where the Group 5 oxide is a niobate or tantalate. The rare-earth Group 5 oxides can be doped with suitable emitter ions to form nanophosphors.
12/882,342
September 15, 2010
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C09K 11/02 (20060101); C09K 11/08 (20060101); C01G 33/00 (20060101); C01G 31/02 (20060101); C09K 11/77 (20060101);
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The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation.