Metal Oxide Nanostructured Phosphors: Properties and Applications provides a comprehensive review of recent progress in nanophosphors and an exploration of their future. Each chapter discusses both materials synthesis and applications based on the types of nanostructures and their characteristics, providing a thorough accounting of the advantages and disadvantages of each material and process. This book is an excellent resource for both professional and academic researchers, and is ideal for scientists and engineers working on optical devices, lighting, display and imaging technologies, energy materials, and for anyone engaged in research in photonics, nanoscience, luminescence and optical materials.
Unique sections touch on metal-oxide-based nanostructured phosphors, covering energy transfer mechanisms, categories, chemical composition, and more.
- Introduces luminescent metal oxide materials, their chemical composition, properties and energy transfer mechanisms
- Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of conventional and novel metal oxide phosphors, providing essential information for anyone engaged in materials selection for luminescent devices
- Offers practical information on the synthesis of luminescent nanosuperstructures, including innovative and green techniques
Part I: Fundamentals 1. Principles of Luminescence 2. Various Luminescence Types in Metal Oxides 3. Approaches to analysis of phosphor materials performance
Part II: Nanostructured metal oxide phosphors and their properties 4. Nanostructured metal oxides and their role in luminescence 5. Up-Conversion nanostructured materials and their properties
Part III: Applications of metal oxide phosphors 6. Color conversion metal oxide phosphors in lamps and LED industry 7. New Generation Solar Cells 8. Phosphors for Display 9. Optoelectronic/photonic devices 10. Cell labelling and biomedical imaging 11. Photocatalysis 12. Marking and detection
Dr. Nagabhushana is the Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Physics at the CNR Rao Centre for Advanced Materials Research at Tumkur University based in Tumkur, India. His research focuses on the preparation of nanophosphors and study of luminescence. He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Luminescence and Applications and has authored more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Daruka Prasad B received his B.Sc., and M.Sc. (Physics) degrees from University of Mysore, M.Phil degree from Alagappa University and Ph.D degree in Physics from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Ananthapur, India. He is having 18 years of teaching and 5 years of research experience and worked in many educational institutions with the primary motto of teaching and research in applied physics. He is a board of members to the various Indian Universities since 2014 to till date.
Dr. Daruka Prasad B is a life member of Materials Research Society of India, ISTE, Solar Energy Society of India, Luminescence Society of India etc. He has published five books on Engineering Physics published in Acme-Learning. He has coauthored a book entitled 'Metal oxide nanostructured Phosphors: Properties and Applications 'which is to be published in Elsevier publisher. He is also a guest editor for Journal of Nanomaterials, Hindwai Publications. Research updates of Dr. B. Daruka Prasad: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=4OPf81EAAAAJ&hl=en http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6485-3673 http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55667863900
Prof. Sharma is the Director of the Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering based in Banglore, India. He is the former Director of Centre for Manufacturing Research & Technology Utilization (CMRTU), Centre for Social Service & Skills Promotion (SKIP) and Principal of R V College of Engineering, Bangalore. He has also served as the Vice Chancellor of Tumkur University, Tumkur and Vice Chairman, Karnataka State Council for Higher Education, Govt. of Karnataka. He has co-authored 11 books, written 206 articles, and served as the principle investigator or co-principle investigator of 128 sponsored research projects