Publications

 

Scopus Author

ResearcherID – Thomson Reuters

ORCID

Google Scholar Citations

 

Anagrafe della Ricerca

Titolo: Light-induced charged and trap states in colloidal nanocrystals detected by variable pulse rate photoluminescence spectroscopy
Autori: 
Data di pubblicazione: 2013
Rivista: 
ACS NANO  
Abstract: Intensity instabilities are a common trademark of the photoluminescence of nanoemitters. This general behavior is commonly attributed to random fluctuations of free charges and activation of charge traps reducing the emission yield intermittently. However, the actual physical origin of this phenomenon is actively debated. Here we devise an experiment, variable pulse rate photoluminescence, to control the accumulation of charges and the activation of charge traps. The dynamics of these states is studied, with pulse repetition frequencies from the single-pulse to the megahertz regime, by monitoring photoluminescence spectrograms with picosecond temporal resolution. We find that both photocharging and charge trapping contribute to photoluminescence quenching, and both processes can be reversibly induced by light. Our spectroscopic technique demonstrates that charge accumulation and trap formation are strongly sensitive to the environment, showing different dynamics when nanocrystals are dispersed in solution or deposited as a film.
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/11584/83343
Tipologia:1.1 Articolo in rivista

File in questo prodotto:
File Descrizione Tipologia Licenza  
ACS Nano Saba 2013.pdf EditorialeAdministrator   Richiedi una copia
credits unica.it | accessibilità Università degli Studi di Cagliari
C.F.: 80019600925 - P.I.: 00443370929
note legali | privacy

Nascondi la toolbar