Cubic versus hexagonal – phase, size and morphology effects on the photoluminescence quantum yield of NaGdF4:Er3+/Yb3+ upconverting nanoparticles

Authors: Quintanilla M, Hemmer E, Marques-Hueso J, Rohani S, Lucchini G, Wang M, R. Zamani R, Roddatis V, Speghini A, S. Richards B and Vetrone F

Nanoscale, 2022,14, 1492-1504
Date: . 2022.
Doi: 10.1039/D1NR06319G.

Upconverting nanoparticles (UCNPs) are well-known for their capacity to convert near-infrared light into UV/visible light, benefitting various applications where light triggering is required. At the nanoscale, [read more]