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Luminescence: From Theory to Applications

ISBN: 978-3-527-62105-7
276 pages
November 2007
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In this, the only up-to-date book on this key technology, the number-one expert in the field perfectly blends academic knowledge and industrial applications.
Adopting a didactical approach, Professor Ronda discusses all the underlying principles, such that both researchers as well as beginners in the field will profit from this book. The focus is on the inorganic side and the phenomena of luminescence behind the manifold applications illustrated here, including displays, LEDs, lamps, and medical applications.
Valuable reading for chemists and electrochemists, as well as materials scientists, those working in the optical and chemical industry, plus lamp and lighting manufacturers.
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Table of Contents

Lamp and Display Phosphors
VUV Phosphors and LED Phosphors
Quantum Cutting Systems
Up-conversion Phosphors
Organic LEDs
Storage and Afterglow Phosphors
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Author Information

Cornelis Reinder Ronda ist Research Fellow at Philips Research, Aachen, Germany, and Professor of Materials Science at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.
He is member of the executive committee for the educational as well as the luminescence and display materials divisions of the Electrochemical Society (ECS).
He has published numerous articles and book chapters, is co-inventor on many patents worldwide in the field of luminescence, and has previously edited pertinent conference proceedings.
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