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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2006
  • pp: 1957–1959

Demonstration of a nanoparticle-based optical diode

D. Alexander, J. Bruce, III, C. Zuhlke, B. Koch, R. Rudebusch, J. Deogun, and H. Hamza  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 13, pp. 1957-1959 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.001957


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Abstract

We present the operation of an optical device that exhibits diodelike properties based on two adjacent layers of quantum dots (QDs) encased in a fiber-optic jacket. The possibility of a multilayered device is also discussed. A significant change in the emission spectrum of Cd Se Zn S core-shell QDs was observed when excited by the input laser and the fluorescence of other Cd Se Zn S core-shell QDs. The output of the diode can be taken to be either the incoming laser wavelength of light similar to a conventional diode, or the output may be considered to be one of the QD fluorescence wavelengths. Current work has applications in biological fluorescence monitors and sensors as well as in telecommunications applications.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(260.2510) Physical optics : Fluorescence

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: January 20, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 4, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 7, 2006

Virtual Issues
Vol. 1, Iss. 8 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
D. Alexander, J. Bruce III, C. Zuhlke, B. Koch, R. Rudebusch, J. Deogun, and H. Hamza, "Demonstration of a nanoparticle-based optical diode," Opt. Lett. 31, 1957-1959 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-13-1957

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