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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 11 — Jun. 3, 2013
  • pp: 13639–13647

Selective synthesis of Sb2S3 nanoneedles and nanoflowers for high performance rigid and flexible photodetectors

Junfeng Chao, Bo Liang, Xiaojuan Hou, Zhe Liu, Zhong Xie, Bin Liu, Weifeng Song, Gui Chen, Di Chen, and Guozhen Shen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 11, pp. 13639-13647 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.013639


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Abstract

Needle-like and flower-like antimony sulfide nanostructures were synthesized and applied for both rigid and flexible photodetectors. Rigid photodetectors based on both nanostructures have the features of linear photocurrent characteristics, low linear dynamic range and good sensitivity to light intensity. Especially, the rigid Sb2S3 nanoflowers photodetector has high photoresponse characteristics and its response time and decay time were found to be relatively fast as 6 ms and 10 ms respectively. The flexible Sb2S3 nanoflowers photodetector has high flexible, light-weight and adequate bendability with a response time of about 0.09 s and recovery time of 0.27 s. Our results revealed that the rigid and flexible photodetectors based on Sb2S3 nanostructures have great potential in next generation optoelectronic devices.

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OCIS Codes
(230.0250) Optical devices : Optoelectronics
(230.5160) Optical devices : Photodetectors
(260.5150) Physical optics : Photoconductivity

ToC Category:
Detectors

History
Original Manuscript: March 25, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 30, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 17, 2013
Published: May 30, 2013

Citation
Junfeng Chao, Bo Liang, Xiaojuan Hou, Zhe Liu, Zhong Xie, Bin Liu, Weifeng Song, Gui Chen, Di Chen, and Guozhen Shen, "Selective synthesis of Sb2S3 nanoneedles and nanoflowers for high performance rigid and flexible photodetectors," Opt. Express 21, 13639-13647 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-11-13639


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