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Chin. Phys. B, 2019, Vol. 28(5): 057803    DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/28/5/057803
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Large-scale control of enhancement and quenching of photoluminescence for ZnSe/ZnS quantum dots and Ag nanoparticles in aqueous solution

Shaoyi Yin(殷少轶)1, Liming Liao(廖李明)1, Song Luo(罗松)1, Zhe Zhang(张喆)1, Xiaoyu Zhang(张晓宇)1, Jian Lu(鹿建)2, Zhanghai Chen(陈张海)1
1 State Key Laboratory of Surface Physics, Key Laboratory of Micro and Nano Photonic Structures(Ministry of Education), Department of Physics, Collaborative Innovation Center of Advanced Microstructures, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China;
2 Research Center of Quantum Macro-Phenomenon and Application, Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 201210, China
Abstract  

We investigated the optical properties of hybrid exciton-plasmon coupling ensembles composed of ZnSe/ZnS quantum dots and Ag nanoparticles in aqueous solution. We modulated their average interval by changing the ratio of quantum dots and Ag nanoparticles. The transition from dramatic PL enhancement to PL quenching state was experimentally observed, according to the continuous decrease of the PL lifetime. The PL enhancement rate exceeded 10, with the Purcell factor of 3.5. Meanwhile, the proportion of fast decay increased from 0.3 to 0.6, corresponding to the proportion of slow decay decreased from 0.7 to 0.4. Our experiment is important for the hybrid exciton-plasmon coupling system to be practicable in optoelectronic application.

Keywords:  ZnSe/ZnS quantum dots      enhancement and quenching      localized surface plasmons      aqueous solution  
Received:  10 January 2019      Revised:  20 February 2019      Accepted manuscript online: 
PACS:  78.55.Et (II-VI semiconductors)  
  68.65.Hb (Quantum dots (patterned in quantum wells))  
  73.20.Mf (Collective excitations (including excitons, polarons, plasmons and other charge-density excitations))  
  42.50.Pq (Cavity quantum electrodynamics; micromasers)  
Fund: 

Project supported by the National Key R&D Program of China (Grant No. 2018YFA0306304) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 11674069).

Corresponding Authors:  Zhanghai Chen     E-mail:  zhanghai@fudan.edu.cn

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Shaoyi Yin(殷少轶), Liming Liao(廖李明), Song Luo(罗松), Zhe Zhang(张喆), Xiaoyu Zhang(张晓宇), Jian Lu(鹿建), Zhanghai Chen(陈张海) Large-scale control of enhancement and quenching of photoluminescence for ZnSe/ZnS quantum dots and Ag nanoparticles in aqueous solution 2019 Chin. Phys. B 28 057803

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