Highly efficient optical gain media based on thick-shell CdSe/CdS nanocrystals with suppressed auger recombination

F. García-Santamaría, S. Brovelli, R. Viswanatha, J. A. Hollingsworth, H. Htoon, S. A. Crooker, Victor I Klimov

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Abstract

Orders-of-magnitude suppression of Auger decay rates in thick-shell CdSe/CdS nanocrystal quantum dots derives primarily from "smoothing" of the confinement potential within the interfacial alloy layer. These nanocrystals show strong optical gain with an extraordinarily large bandwidth (>500 meV) due to involvement of multiexcitons of very high (>10) orders.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2011 - Kauai, HI, United States
Duration: Jul 17 2011Jul 22 2011

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OtherNonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, NLO 2011
CountryUnited States
CityKauai, HI
Period7/17/117/22/11

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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García-Santamaría, F., Brovelli, S., Viswanatha, R., Hollingsworth, J. A., Htoon, H., Crooker, S. A., & Klimov, V. I. (2011). Highly efficient optical gain media based on thick-shell CdSe/CdS nanocrystals with suppressed auger recombination. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers