Effect of strontium concentration on thermoluminescence glow curve of copper doped lithium magnesium borate glass


  • Nurul Anati Salleh Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, UTM Johor Bahru, Johor
  • Abdul Rahman Tamuri Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, UTM Johor Bahru, Johor
  • Mohamad Alam Saeed University of Education, Lahore




Thermoluminescence, Borate glass, Co-60 gamma ray


This study investigates the thermoluminescence (TL) properties of copper (Cu2O) doped lithium magnesium borate (LMB) glass co-doped with strontium (SrO) subjected to Co-60 gamma irradiation. The glass samples based on (69.95-x)B2O3 – 20Li2O – 10MgO: 0.05Cu2O; xSrO, where 0.001 ≤ x ≤ 0.03 mol% were prepared by melt-quenching technique. The amorphous state of both Sr co-doped and Cu-doped LMB glass samples were confirmed by using X-Ray Diffraction (XRD). For this study, the optimum TL Response was found with 0.003 mol% of Sr concentration with TL intensity 3.6 x 105 nCg-1. The maximum peak temperature of glow curve for all glass samples was observed at 170-200 oC. The annealing procedure for the studied samples was determined at 100 oC for 20 minutes with the heating rate of 7 oC s-1.

Author Biographies

Nurul Anati Salleh, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, UTM Johor Bahru, Johor

Nurul Anati Binti Salleh Master of Philosophy (Physics)
Department of Physics, Faculty of Science,
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Abdul Rahman Tamuri, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, UTM Johor Bahru, Johor

Dr Abdul Rahman Tamuri

Pensyarah Kanan,

Jabatan Fizik, Fakulti Sains,

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Mohamad Alam Saeed, University of Education, Lahore


Division of Science and Technology,

University of Education, Lahore


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