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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 2014
  • pp: A169–A174

Investigation of nanostructured hybrid organic/semiconductor quantum dots in thin film and spatial distribution of the emission

Hung-Ju Lin, François Flory, Judikael Le-Rouzo, and Cheng-Chung Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 4, pp. A169-A174 (2014)

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The optical properties of core-shell quantum dots (QDs) are important for optoelectronic devices and biological applications. In this study, we investigate the optical properties of core-shell CdSe/ZnS QDs embedded in PMMA polymer thin films. The luminescence from QD emission would be more applicable if the spatial distribution of the emission was controllable. We propose a method to control the emission distribution by modifying the nanostructure. A bi-periodic nanostructure was fabricated and characterized in hybrid QD thin films by a nano-imprint technique. The finite difference time domain method was used to simulate the electric field distribution in the measured structure. It is shown that the far-field distribution of the QD emission is controllable by manipulating the nanostructure of the hybrid QD thin films.

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OCIS Codes
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties
(350.4600) Other areas of optics : Optical engineering
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

Original Manuscript: August 30, 2013
Revised Manuscript: November 4, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: November 4, 2013
Published: December 16, 2013

Hung-Ju Lin, François Flory, Judikael Le-Rouzo, and Cheng-Chung Lee, "Investigation of nanostructured hybrid organic/semiconductor quantum dots in thin film and spatial distribution of the emission," Appl. Opt. 53, A169-A174 (2014)

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