Quantum efficiency of europium doped LaPO4 phosphors for UV sensing applications


  • Karolina Sadowska Bialystok University of Technology
  • Paweł Awramiuk Bialystok University of Technology
  • Izabela Zgłobicka Bialystok University of Technology
  • Katarzyna Rećko University of Bialystok
  • Jacek Żmojda Bialystok University of Technology




Quantum efficiency, coprecipitation method, europium, LaPO4 phosphor


The radiation conversion phenomenon is used for UV sensing applications with rare earth doped phosphors. This paper presents the results of structural and optical measurements of undoped and europium doped LaPO4 phosphors. LaPO4 phosphors with 1% mol, 2% mol, and 5% mol of europium were fabricated by the co-precipitation method. The effect of Eu3+ concentrations on the luminescence characteristics under UV LED excitation was investigated. The maximum quantum efficiency of luminescence (c.a. 82%) was obtained in sampled doped with 5% of europium.

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Sadowska, K., Awramiuk, P., Zgłobicka, I., Rećko, K., & Żmojda, J. (2022). Quantum efficiency of europium doped LaPO4 phosphors for UV sensing applications. Photonics Letters of Poland, 14(2), 28–30. https://doi.org/10.4302/plp.v14i2.1146