Unified explanation of the fluorescence decay and blinking characteristics of semiconductor nanocrystals

Tachiya, M.; Seki, Kazuhiko
February 2009
Applied Physics Letters;2/23/2009, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p081104
Academic Journal
Recently power law dynamics was observed in the fluorescence decay from semiconductor nanocrystals and a model was proposed and analyzed on the basis the of Monte Carlo simulation to clarify the relation between the power law fluorescence decay and the power law blinking. However, analysis of the model on the basis of the Monte Carlo simulation is not decisive. In this paper we present the analytical solution of the model. The analytical result is used to prove rigorously that the exponent of the power law blinking and that of the power law fluorescence decay are the same.


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