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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1167–1175

Multispectral imaging via luminescent down-shifting with colloidal quantum dots

Scott M Geyer, Jennifer M. Scherer, Frank B. Jaworski, and Moungi G. Bawendi  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3, Issue 8, pp. 1167-1175 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.3.001167


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Abstract

The high infrared quantum yield, continuous absorption spectrum, and band edge tunability of colloidal quantum dots (QD) has opened up new opportunities to use luminescent down shifting for multispectral imaging in the infrared. We demonstrate a QD sensitized short wavelength infrared (SWIR) camera which is capable of UV-SWIR multispectral imaging. The application of multispectral cameras for UV tagging applications is demonstrated and the extension of this technology to the mid infrared spectral region is discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(040.3060) Detectors : Infrared
(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
(250.5590) Optoelectronics : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices

ToC Category:
Fluorescent and Luminescent Materials

History
Original Manuscript: June 17, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 18, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 18, 2013
Published: July 29, 2013

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Scott M Geyer, Jennifer M. Scherer, Frank B. Jaworski, and Moungi G. Bawendi, "Multispectral imaging via luminescent down-shifting with colloidal quantum dots," Opt. Mater. Express 3, 1167-1175 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-3-8-1167


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