Physical and optical analysis of cerium doped tellurite glass embedded with copper nanoparticles / Amira Syuhadah Abd. Razak

Abd. Razak, Amira Syuhadah (2020) Physical and optical analysis of cerium doped tellurite glass embedded with copper nanoparticles / Amira Syuhadah Abd. Razak. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


Two series of glasses with composition of (85 - x) Te02 - 3MgO - 2Li2C03 - 10Na20 –
(x) Ce02 where O.O≤x≤ 2.0 mol % and (84 -y) Te02-3MgO-2Li2C03
- IONa20 - 1.0Ce02 - (y) CuO where 0.25≤y≤ 1.0 mol % glasses system have
been studied. The samples were prepared by using conventional melt quenching
techniques. The amorphous nature of glass is determined by using X-Ray
Diffraction (XRD). The physical properties are measured in terms of density, molar
volume and ionic packing density (OPD). Meanwhile the optical analysis is
analysed by using the ultraviolet-visible-near infrared (UV-Vis-NIR) and
photoluminescence (PL) spectroscopy, respectively. It is found that all glasses are
amorphous in nature. The glass density and molar volume with different
concentration ofCe02 are found in the range of (4.637 - 4.935) g cm-3 and (29.525
- 31.068) cm3 mol-I, respectively. Whereas, the density and molar volume of the
glass containing CuO NPs are found in the range of (4.79 - 4.93) g cm-3 and (29.23
- 30.04) cm3 mol-1 respectively. Meanwhile, UV- Vis - NIR absorption spectra
shows absorption peaks centered at 356nm, 418nm and 667nm for series 1,
meanwhile peaks centered at 357nm, 412nm and 720nm for series 2. The optical
band gap for series 1 and series 2 glasses found ranging from 1.92 eV to 2.74 eV
and from 1.71 eV to 2.29 eV respectively. Meanwhile, the Urbach energy was found
varies from 1.92 eV to 2.43 eV for glass containing Ce02 and whereas for glass
containing Cu NPs ranging from 1.94 eV to 2.02 eV. The SPR revealed located at
800nm of UV-Vis spectra. Luminescence spectra under 356nm excitations between
5d → 4FI levels of Ce3+ ions revealed five peaks of emission bands of cerium doped
glass which are centered at 475nm, 520nm, 550nm, 560nm and 660nm. Meanwhile
glass containing CuO NPs centered at 460nm, 520nm, 550nm, 565nm and 660nm.


Item Type: Student Project
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Abd. Razak, Amira Syuhadah
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics > Composite materials
Q Science > QC Physics > Optics. Light
Q Science > QC Physics > Electron
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pahang > Jengka Campus > Faculty of Applied Sciences
Programme: Bachelor of Science (HONS.) Physics
Keywords: Physics, Optics, Electron, Composites
Date: January 2020
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