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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 14 — Jul. 6, 2009
  • pp: 11860–11868

Photoluminescence eigenmodes in a single ZnO nanobelt covering the ultraviolet and visible band

Huibing Mao, Ke Yu, Jiqing Wang, Jianguo Yu, and Ziqiang Zhu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 14, pp. 11860-11868 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.011860


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Abstract

The photoluminescence properties of a ZnO nanobelt are investigated. Both the band-edge emission and the green-yellow emission bands have a series of eigenmodes. The theoretical results demonstrate that in the band-edge emission region the photoluminescence modes are determined by the polariton modes. In the green-yellow band there is no coupling between the photons and excitons and the photoluminescence modes are determined by the transverse Fabry-Perot modes. The photoluminescence spectra at different spots confirm that the Fabry-Perot modes are determined by the transverse size. Furthermore, the fitting results show in the waveband in the ultraviolet and visible band the quality-factor Q of the cavity is decreased from 280 to 70 with the increase of the wavelength.

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OCIS Codes
(030.4070) Coherence and statistical optics : Modes
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: May 12, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 27, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: May 27, 2009
Published: June 29, 2009

Citation
Huibing Mao, Ke Yu, Jiqing Wang, Jianguo Yu, and Ziqiang Zhu, "Photoluminescence eigenmodes in a single ZnO nanobelt covering the ultraviolet and visible band," Opt. Express 17, 11860-11868 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-14-11860


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