Skip to main content

Sub-Picosecond Spin Relaxation of Bright Excitons and Imbalance Suppression in Asymmetric Cdse/Zns Nanocrystal Quantum Dots Under an Applied Magnetic Field

Buy Article:

$113.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

The ultrafast spin dynamics of the bright exciton in CdSe/ZnS nanocrystal quantum dots has been investigated using a circularly polarized pump-probe experiment. A remarkably fast spin flip (∼500 fs) of the bright exciton was observed at 4 K, which is attributed to the anisotropic electron–hole exchange interaction and the random positioning of nanocrystal quantum dots. In the presence of an applied magnetic field (5 T), the exciton spin parallel to the external magnetic field was favored due to Zeeman splitting. We found that this imbalance can possibly be suppressed by the state-blocking and the mixing of the 1L and 1U states in asymmetric quantum dots.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2012.6146

Publication date: March 1, 2012

More about this publication?
  • Journal for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JNN) is an international and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal with a wide-ranging coverage, consolidating research activities in all areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology into a single and unique reference source. JNN is the first cross-disciplinary journal to publish original full research articles, rapid communications of important new scientific and technological findings, timely state-of-the-art reviews with author's photo and short biography, and current research news encompassing the fundamental and applied research in all disciplines of science, engineering and medicine.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Terms & Conditions
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
asp/jnn/2012/00000012/00000003/art00169
dcterms_title,dcterms_description,pub_keyword
6
5
20
40
5

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more