The spontaneous-emission lifetime of CdSe/CdS core–shell quantum dots was studied as a function of the distance between the dots and a polished Si surface. The experimental results reveal a significant modification of the spontaneous-emission rate of the quantum dots by the Si surface.
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Jia-Yu Zhang, Xiao-Yong Wang, and Min Xiao, "Modification of spontaneous emission from CdSe/CdS quantum dots in the presence of a semiconductor interface," Opt. Lett. 27, 1253-1255 (2002)