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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2014
  • pp: 101–110

Two-step fabrication of R-PbI4(1-y)Br4y type light emitting inorganic-organic hybrid photonic structures

Shahab Ahmad and G. Vijaya Prakash  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 101-110 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.4.000101


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Abstract

An easy fabrication approach for highly c-axis oriented Inorganic-Organic (IO) mixed hybrid semiconductor thin films has been demonstrated for the first time. A simple vacuum deposition technique followed by chemical processing is utilized to fabricate controlled thin films of wide range of selective compositions from R-PbI4(1-y)Br4y (R = organic; y = 0 to 1) type IO hybrids. These thin films are alternative stack of inorganic and organic nanoscale layers, resembles multiple quantum wells. As a result, they show several novel features including tunable strong room-temperature excitons over a broad spectral range from 380 nm to 520 nm. Structural and in situ optical studies confirm that the methodology can be directly adoptable in top-down technology and also extendable for many varieties of inorganic-organic frameworks. The device quality fabrication process and optoelectronic multi-functionality has been demonstrated by template based 3D microstructures, exciton PL imaging and photodetector response.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(160.6000) Materials : Semiconductor materials
(250.5230) Optoelectronics : Photoluminescence
(310.3840) Thin films : Materials and process characterization
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties
(250.4745) Optoelectronics : Optical processing devices

ToC Category:
Fluorescent and Luminescent Materials

History
Original Manuscript: August 22, 2013
Revised Manuscript: November 3, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: November 6, 2013
Published: December 16, 2013

Citation
Shahab Ahmad and G. Vijaya Prakash, "Two-step fabrication of R-PbI4(1-y)Br4y type light emitting inorganic-organic hybrid photonic structures," Opt. Mater. Express 4, 101-110 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-4-1-101


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