Patent Number: 8,287,832
Issued: October 16, 2012
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Red-Emitting Phosphors for Solid-State Lighting
Abstract: A hydrothermal method of synthesis of a family of rare-earth Group 5 oxides, where the Group 5 oxide is a niobate or tantalate. The rare-earth Group 5 oxides can be doped with suitable emitter ions to form nanophosphors.
Nyman; May D. (Albuquerque, NM), Rohwer; Lauren E. S. (Albuquerque, NM), Martin; James E. (Tijeras, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
Application Number: 12/
Filed: September 15, 2010
Government Interests: The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation.