Effects of N,N-dimethylacetamide as drying control chemical additive on characteristics of Zn2SiO4:Mn,Ba phosphor powders prepared by spray pyrolysis

Hye Young Koo, Sang Ho Lee, Yun Chan Kang

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Zn2SiO4:Mn,Ba phosphor powders were prepared by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis from spray solutions with and without a drying control chemical additive (DCCA). N,N-dimethylacetamide (DMA) used as the DCCA affected the morphology, surface area, mean crystallite size, and photoluminescence intensity of Zn2SiO4:Mn,Ba phosphor powders. The phosphor powders prepared from a spray solution with an optimum concentration of DMA of 1M had a finer size and narrower size distribution than those prepared from a spray solution without DMA. The mean crystallite size of the phosphor powders was changed from 37 to 44 nm depending on the concentration of DMA added to the spray solutions. The Brunauer-Emmett-Teller (BET) surface areas of the phosphor powders prepared from spray solutions with concentrations of DMA of 0.5, 1, and 3 M were 5.1, 3.2, and 2.1m2/g, respectively. The phosphor powders prepared from the spray solution with an optimum concentration of DMA of 1M had an 8% higher photoluminescence intensity than the commercial product.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7407-7411
Number of pages5
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics
Issue number9 PART 1
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Sep 12
Externally publishedYes



  • DCCA
  • Display
  • Phosphor
  • Photoluminescence
  • Spray pyrolysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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