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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2012
  • pp: 578–593

Quantum dots (QDs) for photonic applications

Prem Prabhakaran, Won Jin Kim, Kwang-Sup Lee, and Paras N. Prasad  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 2, Issue 5, pp. 578-593 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.2.000578


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Abstract

Quantum dots and their chemical adaptation for various photonic applications are presented in this review. The use of quantum dots as photoactive components in many applications requires their combination with other materials playing specific roles for separation and transport of charge carriers. Achieving good interfaces between electronically matched component materials is key to improved performance in photodetectors, photovoltaics, electroluminescence application, etc.

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OCIS Codes
(040.5150) Detectors : Photoconductivity
(040.5160) Detectors : Photodetectors
(040.5350) Detectors : Photovoltaic
(110.3960) Imaging systems : Microlithography
(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials
(230.5590) Optical devices : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Nanomaterials

History
Original Manuscript: February 21, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 4, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 5, 2012
Published: April 10, 2012

Virtual Issues
Quantum Dots for Photonic Applications (2012) Optical Materials Express
(2012) Advances in Optics and Photonics

Citation
Prem Prabhakaran, Won Jin Kim, Kwang-Sup Lee, and Paras N. Prasad, "Quantum dots (QDs) for photonic applications," Opt. Mater. Express 2, 578-593 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-2-5-578


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