Two of our recent manuscripts on Bi-doped glasses have been shortlisted among the most cited papers in Optics Express (Ref. 1; no. 10 out of > 3100 published in 2012) and in the Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids (Ref. 2; no. 3 of all articles published since 2009). In the papers, we discuss the nature of ultrabroad near-infrared photoluminescence from Bi-doped glasses and crystals, a topic which is presently of sigificant interest due to the potential of such materials as broadband optical amplifiers or fiber laser sources. In addition, our paper “Europium partitioning, luminescence re-absorption and quantum efficiency in (Sr,Ca) akermanite-feldspar bi-phasic glass ceramics” has been selected as a “2013 Hot Paper” by the Journal of Materials Chemicstry C (Ref. 3).
(1) Peng, M., Dong, G., Wondraczek, L., Zhang, L., Zhang, N., Qiu, J. Discussion on the origin of NIR emission from Bi-doped materials. J. Non-Cryst. Solids 357, 2241-2245 (2011).
(2) R. Cao, M. Peng, L. Wondraczek, J. Qiu: Superbroad near-to-mid-infrared luminescence from Bi53+ in Bi5(AlCl4)3. Opt. Express 20, 2562-2571 (2012).
(3) L. Wondraczek, S. Krolikowski, P. Nass: Europium partitioning, luminescence re-absorption and quantum efficiency in (Sr,Ca) akermanite-feldspar bi-phasic glass ceramics. J. Mater. Chem. C. 1, 4078 – 4086 (2013).