Publications

PublicationAuthorsYearJournal
X-ray excited luminescence of SrAl2O4:Eu,Dy at low temperaturesV. Liepina, D. Millers, K. Smits, A. Zolotarjovs, I. Bite2018Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids
Core–Shell Engineering to Enhance the Spectral Stability of Heterogeneous Luminescent NanofluidsLucía Labrador-Páez, Marco Pedroni, Krisjanis Smits, Adolfo Speghini, Francisco Jaque, José García-Solé, Daniel Jaque,* and Patricia Haro-González2017Particle & Particle Systems Characterization
Unveiling Molecular Changes in Water by Small Luminescent NanoparticlesLucía Labrador-Páez, Dragana J. Jovanović, Manuel I. Marqués, Krisjanis Smits, Slobodan D. Dolić, Francisco Jaque, Harry Eugene Stanley, Miroslav D. Dramićanin, José García-Solé, Patricia Haro-González and Daniel Jaque2017Small
Doped zirconia phase and luminescence dependence on the nature of charge compensationK. Smits, D. Olsteins, A. Zolotarjovs, K. Laganovska, D. Millers, R. Ignatans & J. Grabis2017Scientific Reports
Luminescence and Raman Detection of Molecular Cl2 and ClClO Molecules in Amorphous SiO2 MatrixL. Skuja , K. Kajihara, K. Smits, A. Silins, and H. Hosono2017J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121 (9), pp 5261–5266
Radioluminescence, thermoluminescence and dosimetric properties of ZnO ceramicsL. Grigorjeva, A. Zolotarjovs, S. Y. Sokovnin, D. Millers, K. Smits, V. G. Il`ves2017Ceramics International
Effect of Mg2+ ions co-doping on luminescence and defects formation processes in Gd3(Ga,Al)5O12:Ce single crystalsV. Babin , P. Bohacek , L. Grigorjeva , M. Kucera , M. Nikl , S. Zazubovich , A. Zolotarjovs2017Optical Materials
Colorimetric gas detection by the varying thickness of a thin film of ultrasmall PTSA-coated TiO2 nanoparticles on a Si substrateU. Joost, A. Šutka, M. Visnapuu, A. Tamm, M. Lembinen, M. Antsov, K. Utt, K. Smits, E. Nõmmiste, V. Kisand2017Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology
Tunneling luminescence in long lasting afterglow of SrAl2O4:Eu,DyV. Liepina, D. Millers, K. Smits2017Journal of Luminescence
Mechanical Reinforcement of Electrospun Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) by a-FeOOH NanowiresA. Sutka, M. Jarvekulg, A. Sutka, I. Heinmaa, U. Maeorg, K. Smits, M. Timusk2016Polymer Composites
Unexpected Epitaxial Growth of a Few WS2 Layers on 1100 Facets of ZnO NanowiresB. Polyakov, A.Kuzmin, K. Smits, J. Zideluns, E. Butanovs,
J. Butikova, S. Vlassov, S.Piskunov, Y.F. Zhukovskii
2016J. Phys. Chem. C
Luminescent PEO Coatings on AluminumA. Zolotarjovs, K. Smits, A. Krumina, D. Millers, and L. Grigorjeva2016ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology
Complex tribomechanical characterization of ZnO nanowires: nanomanipulations supported by FEM simulationsS. Vlassov, B. Polyakov, S. Oras, M. Vahtrus,
M. Antsov, A. Šutka K. Smits, L. M. Dorogin
R. Lõhmus
2016Nanotechnology
Europium(III)-doped A2Hf2O7 (A ¼ Y, Gd, Lu) nanoparticles: Influence of annealing temperature, europium(III) concentration and host cation on the luminescent propertiesJ. Papan , D. J. Jovanovic , K. Vukovic , K. Smits ,
V.ÐorCevic , M. Dramicanin
2016Optical Materials
Effect of Point Defects on Luminescence Characteristics of ZnO CeramicsP. A. Rodnyi, K. A. Chernenko, A. Zolotarjovs, L. Grigorjeva,
E. I. Gorokhova, and I. D. Venevtsev
2016Physics of the Solid State,
Ag sensitized TiO2 and NiFe2O4 three-component nanoheterostructures: synthesis, electronic structure and strongly enhanced visible light photocatalytic activityA. Šutka, T.
Käämbre, R. Pärna, N. Doebelin, M. Vanags, K. Smits and V. Kisand
2016RSC Advances
Rare earth doped glass–ceramics containing NaLaF4 nanocrystalsE. Elsts , G. Krieke, U. Rogulis, K. Smits, A. Zolotarjovs, J. Jansons, A. Sarakovskis, K. Kundzins2016Optical Materials
Longitudinal spin-relaxation in nitrogen-vacancy centers in electron irradiated diamondA. Jarmola, A. Berzins, J. Smits, K. Smits, J. Prikulis, F. Gahbauer, R. Ferber, D. Erts, M. Auzinsh, and D.
Budker
2015Applied Physics Letters
Luminescence of polymorphous SiO2A.N. Trukhin, K. Smits, J. Jansons, A. Kuzmin2015Radiation Measurements
Multicolor upconversion luminescence of GdVO4:Ln3þ/Yb3þ (Ln3þ ¼ Ho3þ, Er3þ, Tm3þ, Ho3þ/Er3þ/Tm3þ) nanorodsT. V. Gavrilovic , D. J. Jovanovic, K. Smits, M. D. Dramicanin 2015Dyes and Pigments
Gas sensitive luminescence of ZnO coatings obtained by plazmaelectrolytic oxidationL. Grigorjeva, D. Millers, K. Smits, A. Zolotarjovs2015Sensors and Actuators
Raman, electron microscopy and electrical transport studies of x-ray amorphous Zn-Ir-O thin lms deposited by reactive DC magnetron sputteringM. Zubkins, R. Kalendarev, J. Gabrusenoks, K. Smits, K. Kundzins,
K. Vilnis, A. Azens, J. Purans
2015IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
Luminescence of Er/Yb and Tm/Yb doped FAp nanoparticles and ceramicsL. Grigorjeva, K. Smits, D.Millers, Dz.Jankoviča2015IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
UV and yellow luminescence in phosphorus doped crystalline and glassy silicon dioxideA.N.Trukhin , K.Smits , J.Jansons , D.Berzins , G.Chikvaidze , D.L.Griscom 2015Journal of Luminescence
Luminescence of Eu ion in alumina prepared by plasma electrolyticoxidationK. Smits, D. Millers, A. Zolotarjovs,R. Drunka, M. Vanks2015Applied Surface Science
Thermally stimulated luminescence of undoped and Ce3+-doped Gd2SiO5 and (Lu,Gd)2SiO5 single crystalsV. Bondar, L. Grigorjeva, T. Kärner, O. Sidletskiy,
K. Smits, S. Zazubovich, A. Zolotarjovs
2014Journal of Luminescence
Studies of radiation defects in cerium, europium and terbium activated oxyfluoride glasses and glass ceramicsE. Elsts , U. Rogulis, K. Bulindzs, K. Smits, A. Zolotarjovs, L. Trinkler, K. Kundzins2014Optical Materials
Luminescence of Phosphorus Containing Oxide Materials: Crystalline SiO2-P and 3P2O5·7SiO2; CaO·P2O5; SrO·P2O5 glassesA. N.Trukhin, K. Smits, J. Jansons, D. Berzins, G. Chikvaidze,
D.L.Griscom
2014AIP Conf. Proc.
Characteristic and sinterability of alumina-zirconia-yttria nanoparticles prepared by different chemical methodsGRABIS J., JANKOVICA D., STEINS I., SMITS K. SIPOLA I.2014Advances in Science and Technology
Luminescence properties of zirconia nanocrystals prepared by solar physical vapor depositionK. Smits , L. Grigorjeva , D. Millers , K. Kundzins , R. Ignatans , J. Grabis , C. Monty2014Optical Materials
The role of Nb in intensity increase of Er ion upconversion luminescence in zirconiaK. Smits, A. Sarakovskis, L. Grigorjeva, D. Millers, and J. Grabis2014Journal of Applied Physics
Luminescence of rutile structured crystalline silicon dioxide (stishovite)A.N.Trukhin , K.Smits, G.Chikvaidze, T.I.Dyuzheva, L.M.Lityagina 2014Solid State Communications
TSL and fractional glow study of Ge-doped α-quartz.A. Zolatarjovs, A.N. Trukhin, K. Smits, D. Millers2013IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
Photocatalytic Properties of TiO2 and ZnO NanopowdersL. Grigorjeva, J. Rikveilis, J. Grabis, Dz. Jankovica,
C. Monty, D. Millers, K. Smits
2013Latvian Journal of Physics and Technical Sciences
Characterization of hydroxyapatite by time-resolved luminescence and FTIR spectroscopyL.Grigorjeva, D.Millers, K.Smits, Dz.Jankovica, L.Pukina2013IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
Ultraviolet luminescence of ScPO4, AlPO4 and GaPO4 crystalsA. N Trukhin, K. Shmits, J. L Jansons and
L. A Boatner
2013Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
Cathodoluminescence of oxyfluoride glass-ceramicsU. Rogulis, E. Elsts , J. Jansons , A. Sarakovskis , G. Doke , A. Stunda , K. Smits2012Radiation Measurements
The electron beam induced short lived absorption in PLZT optical ceramicsD. Millers , V. Dimza, L. Grigorjeva, M. Antonova, K. Smits, M. Livins2012Optical Materials
Up-conversion luminescence dependence on structure in zirconia nanocrystalsK. Smits, D. Jankovica , A. Sarakovskis, D. Millers2012Optical Materials
Nanocomposites for Novel Sensing SystemsA. Sternberg, I. Muzikante, R. Dobulans, D. Millers, L. Grigorjeva, K. Smits, M. Knite, and G. Sakale2012Physics and Biophysics
Zirconia nanocrystals as submicron level biological labelK Smits, J Liepins, M Gavare, A Patmalnieks, A Gruduls and D Jankovica2012IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
The luminescent properties of persistent strontium aluminate phosphor prepared by solar induced solid state synthesisV Liepina, K Smits, D Millers, L Grigorjeva, C Monty2012IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
The time-resolved luminescence characteristics of Ce and Ce/Pr doped YAG ceramics obtained by high pressure techniqueL. Grigorjeva , D. Millers , K. Smits , A. Sarakovskis , W. Lojkowski , A. Swiderska-Sroda , W. Strek ,
P. Gluchowski
2012Optical Materials
Defect Luminescence of YAG Nanopowders and CrystalsL. Grigorjeva, D. Jankoviča, K. Smits, D. Millers, S. Zazubovich2012Latvian Journal of Physics and Technical Sciences
Luminescence of dense, octahedral structured crystalline silicon dioxide (stishovite)A.N. Trukhin, K. Smits , A. Sharakosky , G. Chikvaidze , T.I. Dyuzheva , L.M. Lityagina2011Journal of Luminescence
Intrinsic defect related luminescence in ZrO2K. Smits , L. Grigorjeva , D. Millers, A. Sarakovskis, J. Grabis, W. Lojkowski2011Journal of Luminescence
Luminescence of silicon Dioxide – silica glass, α -quartz and stishoviteAnatoly N. Trukhin , Krishjanis Smits, Georg Chikvaidze, Tatiana I. Dyuzheva, Ludmila M. Lityagina2011Central European Journal of Physics
Europium doped zirconia luminescenceK. Smits , L. Grigorjeva a, D. Millers , A. Sarakovskis , A. Opalinska ,
J. D. Fidelus , W. Lojkowski
2010Optical Materials
The luminescence of ZnO ceramicsL. Grigorjeva , D.Millers , K.Smits , J.Grabis , J.Fidelus , W. qojkowski , T.Chudoba , K.Bienkowski 2010Radiation Measurements
Time-resolved cathodoluminescence and photoluminescence of nanoscale oxidesL. Grigorjeva, D. Millers, A. Kalinko, V. Pankratov, K. Smits2009Journal of The European Ceramic Society
Advanced nanocrystalline ZrO2 for optical oxygen sensorsJ. D. Fidelus W. Łojkowski, D. Millers, K. Smits, L. Grigorjeva2009Proceedings of IEEE Sensors
Excitonic luminescence in ZnO nanopowders and ceramicsL. Grigorjeva , D. Millers , K. Smits , V. Pankratov , W. Łojkowski, J. Fidelus , T. Chudoba , K. Bienkowski , C. Monty 2008Optical Materials
Time-resolved absorption and luminescence following electron-hole pair creation in ZnOR. Andrew Wall, Kyle C. Lipke, K. B. Ucer, R. T. Williams, D. Millers, K. Smits, and L. Grigorjeva2008Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics
Radiative Decay of Electronic Excitations in ZrO Nanocrystals and Macroscopic Single CrystalsK. Smits, L. Grigorjeva, D. Millers, J. D. Fidelus, W. Lojkowski2008IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
Luminescence Properties of ZnO Nanocrystals and CeramicsL. Grigorjeva, D. Millers, J. Grabis, C. Monty, A. Kalinko, K. Smits,
V. Pankratov, and W. Łojkowski
2008IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
Transient and stable color centers in neutron irradiated MgOV. Skvortsova, N. M. Ulmane, L. Grigorjeva,
D. Millers, K. Smits
2008Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research
Zirconia Based Nanomaterials for Oxygen Sensors – Generation, Characterisation and Optical PropertiesJ. D. Fidelus, W. Lojkowski, D. Millers,
L. Grigorjeva, K. Smits and R. R. Piticescu
2007Solid State Phenomena
Comparison of ZrO2:Y Nanocrystals and Macroscopic Single Crystal LuminescenceK. Smits, D. Millers, L, Grigorjeva, J. D. Fidelus, W. Lojkowski2007Journal of Physics
The Luminescence Properties of ZnO nanopowdersA. Kalinko, J. D. Fidelus, L. Grigorjeva, D. Millers, C. J. Monty, A. Presz and K. Smits2007Journal of Physics
The Luminescence Properties of ZnO:Al Nanopowders Obtained by Sol-gel, Plasma and Vaporization-condensation MethodsL. Grigorjeva, D. Millers, K. Smits, C. Monty, J. Kouam, L. El Mir2007Solid State Phenomena
Luminescence of oxygen related defects in zirconia nanocrystalsK. Smits, L. Grigorjeva, W. Łojkowski, and J. D. Fidelus2007Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics