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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2006
  • pp: 3173–3175

Giant enhancement of band edge emission in ZnO and SnO nanocomposites

Jian Ming Lin, Chung Liang Cheng, Hsia Yu Lin, and Yang Fang Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 21, pp. 3173-3175 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.003173


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Abstract

Zn O Sn O nanocomposites have been designed to enhance the band edge emission and suppress the defect emission of ZnO nanorods simultaneously. It is found that the intensity ratio between the band edge and defect emission can be improved by up to 4 orders of magnitude. The underlying mechanism is interpreted in terms of surface modification as well as carrier transfer from SnO nanoparticles to ZnO nanorods. Our approach is very useful for creating highly efficient optoelectronic devices.

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OCIS Codes
(260.2160) Physical optics : Energy transfer
(260.3800) Physical optics : Luminescence
(300.6280) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, fluorescence and luminescence
(300.6470) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, semiconductors

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: June 13, 2006
Revised Manuscript: July 16, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 5, 2006
Published: October 11, 2006

Citation
Jian Ming Lin, Chung Liang Cheng, Hsia Yu Lin, and Yang Fang Chen, "Giant enhancement of band edge emission in ZnO and SnO nanocomposites," Opt. Lett. 31, 3173-3175 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-21-3173


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