Optical nonlinearities and carrier trapping dynamics in CdS and CuxS nanocrystals

Victor I. Klimov, Peter Haring-Bolivar, Heinrich Kurz, Vladimir A. Karavanskii

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Application of femtosecond photoluminescence and nonlinear transmission techniques allows us to separate electron and hole relaxation paths in CdS nanocrystals (NCs) and to observe a strong difference in optical nonlinearities in NCs formed by direct-and indirect-gap phases of copper sulfide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)395-404
Number of pages10
JournalSuperlattices and Microstructures
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1996


  • Carrier trapping
  • Copper sulfide
  • Nanocrystals
  • Optical nonlineaarities

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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