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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 10 — May. 7, 2012
  • pp: 10721–10723

Feature issue introduction: quantum dots for photonic applications

Kwang-Sup Lee, Paras N. Prasad, Guillaume Huyet, and Chee Hing Tan  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 10, pp. 10721-10723 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.010721


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Abstract

Quantum dots (QDs) are semiconductor nanocrystals with peculiar optoelectronic properties. Their wide application in light-emitting diodes, solar cells, and the medical and defense fields makes them a potential candidate in the area of photonics and biophotonics. In this feature issue of Optical Materials Express, together with Optics Express we focus on different aspects of semiconducting nanocrystals research, especially on the advances in the synthesis, physical properties, and application of QDs.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
(160.4890) Materials : Organic materials
(160.6000) Materials : Semiconductor materials
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.5590) Optical devices : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals

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History
Original Manuscript: April 20, 2012
Published: April 24, 2012

Virtual Issues
Vol. 7, Iss. 7 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Kwang-Sup Lee, Paras N. Prasad, Guillaume Huyet, and Chee Hing Tan, "Feature issue introduction: quantum dots for photonic applications," Opt. Express 20, 10721-10723 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-10-10721


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