Synthesis, characterization and investigation of thermoluinescence properties of strontium pyrophosphate doped with metals

Download
2009
İlkay, Levent Sait
Strontium pyrophosphate is a promising phosphate that is used widely in the industry as a result of its luminescent, fluorescent, dielectric, semi-conductor, catalyst, magnetic and ion exchange properties. Thermoluminescent dosimetry (TLD) is one of such areas. Recent researches in METU on thermoluminescence property of strontium pyrophosphate showed that strontium pyrophosphate could give enough intensity for radiation dosimetry when doped with oxides of some rare-earth elements. In this study strontium pyrophosphate was synthesized and the product was doped with copper-silver, copper-indium and manganese-praseodymium ions by solid-state reaction. In addition to these processes, characterization and the investigation of thermoluminescence properties of strontium pyrophosphate with and without dopants was conducted. Stoichiometric quantities of strontium carbonate and ammonium dihydrogen phosphate were weighed, mixed and ground by agate mortar. Afterwards, the mixture was heated at 900˚C for 14.5 hours. For doping process, synthesized strontium pyrophosphate and different amounts of copper oxide, indium oxide, silver nitrate, manganese oxide and praseodymium oxide were weighed and powdered together. Then, mixture was heated at 950˚C for 11 hours. For characterization of strontium pyrophosphate samples with and without dopants; X-ray Diffraction (XRD) was implemented. Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) was used to determine whether the bond structures were affected from doping or not. Thermal properties of the samples were investigated with the help of Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA). Morphology of compounds was observed by Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM). Afterwards thermoluminescence (TLD) studies were carried out. XRD pattern of samples showed that the intensity of hkl-310 peak of strontium pyrophosphate increased with the inclusion of metal oxides, however none of the characteristic peaks of metal oxides was observed. Addition of metal oxides caused no change in FTIR meaning that the anionic part of matrix compound, which is strontium pyrophosphate, has structural stability. Thermal analysis and morphological investigation of this material were performed. TLD results were different for each sample, which has different content. The most significant peak, which is suitable for radiation dosimetry was observed at 160˚C in the glow curve with the sample doped with 7% manganese oxide and 1% praseodymium oxide.

Suggestions

Synthesis, characterizations and investigation of thermoluminescence properties of strontium pyrophosphate doped with metals
Ilkay, L. S.; ÖZBAYOĞLU, GÜLHAN; Yılmaz, Ayşen (2014-11-01)
Strontium pyrophosphate, Sr2P2O7, was synthesized by solid-state synthesis method; the product was co-doped with copper-silver (Cu-Ag), copper-indium (Cu-In) and manganese-praseodymium (Mn-Pr) oxides (CuO, MnO, In2O3, Pr6O11 and AgNO3) by solid-state reaction method. The variation of dopant concentrations was investigated from 0.5 to 15% by weight. In addition to these processes, chemical characterizations of samples and the investigation of thermoluminescence (TLD) properties of strontium pyrophosphate wit...
Fabrication of a promising immobilization platform based on electrochemical synthesis of a conjugated polymer
Buber, Ece; SÖYLEMEZ, SANİYE; UDUM, YASEMİN; Toppare, Levent Kamil (2018-07-01)
Since conjugated polymers are an important class of materials with remarkable properties in biosensor applications, in this study, a novel glucose biosensor based on a conjugated polymer was fabricated via the electropolymerization of the monomer 10,13-bis(4-hexylthiophen-2-yl)dipyridol[3,2-a:2',3'-c]phenazine onto a graphite electrode surface. Glucose oxidase (GOx) was used as the model biological recognition element. As a result of the enzymatic reaction between GOx and glucose, the glucose amount was det...
Synthesis and characterization of lithium tetraborate doped with metals
Pekpak, Esin; Özbayoğlu, Gülhan; Department of Mining Engineering (2009)
Lithium tetraborate (Li2B4O7) has aroused interest of scientists since 1960s by the courtesy of the thermoluminescence (TL) property it possesses. Over and above, it found widespread use in surface acoustic wave apparatuses, in sensor sector and in laser technology due to its non linear optical characteristics. For the uses in thermoluminescence dosimetry lithium tetraborate is activated by addition of a variety of metals as dopants. This study comprises the synthesis of lithium tetraborate by two methods (...
Modification of magnetic properties of siderite by thermal treatment
Alkaç, Dilek; Atalay, M Ümit; Department of Mining Engineering (2007)
Obtaining high magnetic susceptibility phases from HekimhanDeveci siderite orevia preliminary thermal treatment has been the basic target of the thesis study.Thermal decomposition characteristics of samples, determined bythermogravimetric analysis (TGA), differential thermal analysis (DTA), and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), were referenced in advancement of thestudy. Heat treatment experiments, particularly roasting, were carried out byconventional heating and microwave heating. Results showed th...
Synthesis and Characterization of Aluminum Containing Silica Aerogel Catalysts for Degradation of PLA
Sivri, Seda; Dilek Hacıhabiboğlu, Çerağ; Sezgi, Naime Aslı (Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2019-05-01)
Aluminum loaded silica aerogel based catalysts were synthesized by impregnation of aluminum into silica aerogel produced using sol-gel method in different aluminum loadings (2.5-15 wt%) to investigate their performances in degradation of polylactic acid (PLA).
Citation Formats
L. S. İlkay, “Synthesis, characterization and investigation of thermoluinescence properties of strontium pyrophosphate doped with metals,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2009.