Influences of the Surrounding Materials on CdTe Quantum Dots within Self-Assembled Thin Films

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Semiconductor nanocrystals (NCs) have been successfully incorporated into nanostructured light emitting devices (NLEDs) and now promise applications in electronic, medical and telecommunication industries. To better understand and further develop NLEDs it is important to consider the interactions and influences of their surrounding materials and environment. Here, we report the effects of temperature, irradiation and spatial arrangement of the quantum dots (QDs) on their photoluminescent (PL) and absorption properties.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 1, Technical Proceedings of the 2007 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 1
Published: May 20, 2007
Pages: 395 - 398
Industry sector: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
Topics: Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications
ISBN: 1-4200-6182-8