TITLE

High efficiency photoluminescence from silica-coated CdSe quantum dots

AUTHOR(S)
Qian, Lei; Bera, Debasis; Tseng, Teng-Kuan; Holloway, Paul. H.
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;2/16/2009, Vol. 94 Issue 7, pN.PAG
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The effects on the luminescent properties of coating CdSe quantum dots with silica are presented. Coating increased the quantum yields from ∼10%–20% to ∼80% at a maximum. The changes in quantum yields and photoluminescence peak at wavelength were discussed in terms of the effects of surface charge. By neutralizing surface charge, the emission from CdSe quantum dots was initially blueshifted followed by redshifting, and the quantum yield increased dramatically.
ACCESSION #
36797951

 

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