Long-Term Stable, Low-Temperature Remote Silicate Phosphor Thick Films Printed on a Glass Substrate

Jun Sik Kim, Oh Hyeon Kwon, Jin Woo Jang, Sung Hyun Lee, Sung Jun Han, Joo Hong Lee, Yong Soo Cho

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A critical step in providing better phosphor solution for white light emitting diode (LED) is to utilize inexpensive silicate phosphors with strong thermal stability. Here, we demonstrate yellow silicate phosphor-embedded glass thick films with a high luminous efficacy of ∼32 lm/W at 200 mA as a nonconventional remote-phosphor approach. The simple screen-printing process of a paste consisting of (Ba,Sr,Ca)2SiO4:Eu2+ phosphor and a low softening point glass creates a planar remote structure on a regular soda lime silicate glass with controllable film thickness and location (top vs bottom) of the phosphor layer. The glass matrix provides promising densification and adhesion with the substrate at the optimal low temperature of 410 °C, with the long-term stability in luminous efficacy over 500 h of operation. The proposed phosphor structure has important implications to overcome current limitations as phosphors. (Graph Presented).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)234-238
Number of pages5
JournalACS Combinatorial Science
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Apr 13

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