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hexagonal NaGdF4:Yb,Er@NaYF4 core/shell nanocrystals

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sodium gadolinium tetrafluoride

gadolinium sodium tetrafluoride sodium gadolinium fluoride
Type Single Compound
Formula NaGdF4
Role core

ytterbium(III) cation

ytterbium(III) ions ytterbium(III) ion ytterbium cation ytterbium ion ytterbium(3+) Yb(III) ion ytterbium3+ ytterbium Yb3+ ion Yb3+ ion Yb3+ Y3+
Type Single Compound
Formula Yb3+
Role dopant

erbium(III) cation

erbium(III) ion erbium(3+) Er3+
Type Single Compound
Formula Er3+
Role dopant

sodium yttrium(III) tetrafluoride

β-sodium yttrium tetrafluoride sodium yttrium tetrafluoride sodium yttrium(III) fluoride β-sodium yttrium fluoride sodium yttrium fluoride sodium-yttrium fluoride β-NaYF4 β-NaYF4 NaYF4
Type Single Compound
Formula NaYF4
Role layer

deprotonated oleic acid

anion of oleic acid OA carboxyl anion oleic acid anion oleate anion oleate group oleate ion OA anion oleate OA ion OA
Type Single Compound
Formula C18H33O2
Role layer


General physical and chemical properties

Property Value Nanomaterial Variant Source
upconversion emission spectrum

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Method Nanomaterial Variant Source
high-resolution transmission electron microscopy

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Method 1

Type: Chemical synthesis
Starting materials
  • sodium trifluoroacetate
  • bis(acetyloxy)yttrio acetate
  • oleic acid
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hexagonal NaGdF4:Yb,Er@NaYF4 core/shell nanocrystals

Size: ~ 24 - ~ 28 nm

Medium/Support: none


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