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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 24 — Nov. 21, 2011
  • pp: 24804–24809

Dynamically tuning emission band of CdSe/ZnS quantum dots assembled on Ag nanorod array: plasmon-enhanced Stark shift

Xiao-Niu Peng, Zhang-Kai Zhou, Wei Zhang, and Zhong-Hua Hao  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 24, pp. 24804-24809 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.024804


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Abstract

We demonstrate tuning emission band of CdSe/ZnS semiconductor quantum dots (SQDs) closely-packed in the proximity of Ag nanorod array by dynamically adjusting exciton-plasmon interaction. Large red-shift is observed in two-photon luminescence (TPL) spectra of the SQDs when the longitudinal surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) of Ag nanorod array is adjusted to close to excitation laser wavelength, and the spectral red-shift of TPL reaches as large as 101 meV by increasing excitation power, which is slightly larger than full width at half-maximum of emission spectrum of the SQDs. The observed LSPR-dependent spectral shifting behaviors are explained by a theoretical model of plasmon-enhanced quantum-confined Stark effect. These observations could find the applications in dynamical information processing in active plasmonic and photonic nanodevices.

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OCIS Codes
(020.6580) Atomic and molecular physics : Stark effect
(160.6000) Materials : Semiconductor materials
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

ToC Category:
Atomic and Molecular Physics

History
Original Manuscript: September 14, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 9, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: November 10, 2011
Published: November 18, 2011

Citation
Xiao-Niu Peng, Zhang-Kai Zhou, Wei Zhang, and Zhong-Hua Hao, "Dynamically tuning emission band of CdSe/ZnS quantum dots assembled on Ag nanorod array: plasmon-enhanced Stark shift," Opt. Express 19, 24804-24809 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-24-24804


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