Structural characterisation of Pr3+ ions incorporated sodium lead Barium borate glasses


  • Susheela K Lenkennavar Bangalore University



XRD, FTIR, SEM, EDS, optical basicity and numerical aperture.


The Structural properties of 20Na2O – 10PbO – 10BaO –B2O3 – xPr2O3 glass doped with praseodymium have been investigated. The characterization techniques used for studying rare earth-doped glasses include energy-dispersive X-ray analysis (EDS), Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), X-ray diffraction (XRD), and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) for structural investigations. The concept of physical parameters plays a fundamental role in estimating the strength and structural compactness of the synthesized glass. Consequently, we investigated the influence of rare earth ions (Pr3+) concentration on physical properties. The nature and composition of the synthesized glass samples have been confirmed through Energy Dispersive X-ray Analysis (EDS) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM). The results have been analyzed in view of the modified borate glass network.


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Lenkennavar SK. Structural characterisation of Pr3+ ions incorporated sodium lead Barium borate glasses. J. Cond. Matt. [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 1 [cited 2024 May 29];1(02):113-9. Available from:



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