Publications Supported by the Center for Advanced Solar Photophysics

  1. Semonin, Octavi Escala; Luther, Joseph M.; Choi, Seungkeun; Chen, Hsiang-Yu; Gao, Jianbo; Nozik, Arthur J.; and Beard, Matthew C., "Peak External Photocurrent Quantum Efficiency Exceeding 100% Resulting from Multiple Exciton Generation in a Quantum Dot Solar Cell," Science, 334 (2011). [DOI: 10.1126/science.1209845]
  2. Stewart, John T.; Padilha, Lazaro A.; Qazilbash, M. M.; Pietryga, Jeffrey M.; Midgett, Aaron G.; Luther, Joseph M.; Beard, Matthew C.; Nozik, Arthur J.; and Klimov, Victor I., "Comparison of Carrier Multiplication Yields in PbS and PbSe Nanocrystals: The Role of Competing Energy-Loss Processes," Nano Lett., 11 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nl203367m]
  3. Galland, Christophe; Ghosh, Yagnaseni; Steinbruck, Andrea; Sykora, Milan; Hollingsworth, Jennifer A.; Klimov, Victor I.; and Htoon, Han, "Two Types of Luminescence Blinking Revealed by Spectroelectrochemistry of Single Quantum Dots," Nature, 479, 203–207 (2011). [DOI: 10.1038/nature10569]
  4. Nagpal, Prashant; and Klimov, Victor I., "Role of Mid-Gap States in Charge Transport and Photoconductivity in Semiconductor Nanocrystal Films," Nat. Commun., 2, 486 (2011). [DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1492]
  5. Malko, Anton V.; Park, Young-Shin; Sampat, Siddharth; Galland, Christophe; Vela, Javier; Chen, Yongfen; Hollingsworth, Jennifer A.; Klimov, Victor I.; and Htoon, Han, "Pump-Intensity- and Shell-Thickness-Dependent Evolution of Photoluminescence Blinking in Individual Core/Shell CdSe/CdS Nanocrystals," Nano Lett., 11 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nl2025272]
  6. Liu, Yao; Gibbs, Markelle; Perkins, Craig L.; Tolentino, Jason; Zarghami, Mohammad H.; Bustamante, Jr., J.; and Law, Matt, "Functional Nanocrystal Solids by Infilling with Atomic Layer Deposition," Nano Lett., 11 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nl2028848]
  7. Ihly, Rachelle; Tolentino, Jason; Liu, Yao; Gibbs, Markelle; and Law, Matt, "The Photothermal Stability of PbS Quantum Dot Solids," ACS Nano, 5, 8175–8186 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nn2033117]
  8. Viswanatha, Ranjani; Brovelli, Sergio; Pandey, Anshu; Crooker, Scott A.; and Klimov, Victor I., "Copper-Doped Inverted Core/Shell Nanocrystals with "Permanent" Optically Active Holes," Nano Lett., 11, 4753–4758 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nl202572c]
  9. Albert, Victor V.; Badaeva, Ekaterina; Kilina, Svetlana; Sykora, Milan; and Tretiak, Sergei, "The Frenkel Exciton Hamiltonian for Functionalized Ru(II)–bpy Complexes," J. Lumin., 131, 1739–1746 (2011). [DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2011.04.009]
  10. Koposov, Alexey Y.; Szymanski, Paul; Cardolaccia, Thomas; Meyer, Thomas J.; Klimov, Victor I.; and Sykora, Milan, "Electronic Properties and Structure of Assemblies of CdSe Nanocrystal Quantum Dots and Ru-Polypyridine Complexes Probed by Steady State and Time-Resolved Photoluminescence," Adv. Funct. Mater., 21, 3159–3168 (2011). [DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201100415]
  11. Albert, Victor V.; Ivanov, Sergei A.; Tretiak, Sergei; and Kilina, Svetlana, "Electronic Structure of Ligated CdSe Clusters: Dependence on DFT Methodology," J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 15793–15800 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/jp202510z]
  12. King, Nicholas S.; Li, Yang; Ayala-Orozco, Ciceron; Brannan, Travis; Nordlander, Peter; and Halas, Naomi J., "Angle- and Spectral-Dependent Light Scattering from Plasmonic Nanocups," ACS Nano, 5, 7254–7262 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nn202086u]
  13. Yang, Ping; Tretiak, Sergei; and Ivanov, Sergei A., "Influence of Surfactants and Charges on CdSe Quantum Dots," J. Cluster Sci., 22, 405–431 (2011). [DOI: 10.1007/s10876-011-0398-y]
  14. Chen, Hsiang-Yu; Hou, Jianhui; Dayal, Smita; Huo, Lijun; Kopidakis, Nikos; Beard, Matthew C; and Luther, Joseph M; "A p-Type Quantum Dot/Organic Donor:Acceptor Solar-Cell Structure for Extended Spectral Response", Adv. Energy Mater., 1, 528–533 (2011). [DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201100190]
  15. Gao, Jianbo; Perkins, Craig L.; Luther, Joseph M.; Hanna, Mark C.; Chen, Hsiang-Yu; Semonin, Octavi Escala; Nozik, Arthur J.; Ellingson, Randy J.; and Beard, Matthew C, "n-Type Transition Metal Oxide as a Hole Extraction Layer in PbS Quantum Dot Solar Cells," Nano Lett., 11, 3263–3266 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nl2015729]
  16. Koposov, Alexey Y.; Cardolaccia, Thomas; Albert, Victor V.; Badaeva, Ekaterina; Kilina, Svetlana; Meyer, Thomas J.; Tretiak, Sergei; and Sykora, Milan, "Formation of Assemblies Comprising Ru–Polypyridine Complexes and CdSe Nanocrystals Studied by ATR-FTIR Spectroscopy and DFT Modeling," Langmuir, 27, 8377–8383 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/la200531s]
  17. Padilha, Lazaro A.; Robel, Istvan; Lee, Doh C.; Nagpal, Prashant; Pietryga, Jeffrey M.; and Klimov, Victor I., "Spectral Dependence of Nanocrystal Photoionization Probability: The Role of Hot-Carrier Transfer," ACS Nano, 5, 5045–5055 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nn201135k]
  18. Park, Young-Shin; Malko, Anton V.; Vela, Javier; Chen, Yongfen; Ghosh, Yagnaseni; Garcia-Santamaria, Florencio; Hollingsworth, Jennifer A.; Klimov, Victor I.; and Htoon, Han, "Near-Unity Quantum Yields of Biexciton Emission from CdSe-CdS Nanocrystals Measured Using Single-Particle Spectroscopy," Phys. Rev. Lett., 106, 187401 (2011). [DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.187401]
  19. Chappell, Helen; Hughes, Barbara K.; Beard, Matthew C.; Nozik, Arthur J.; and Johnson, Justin C., "Emission Quenching in PbSe Quantum Dot Arrays by Short-Term Air Exposure," J. Phys. Chem. C, 2, 889–893 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/jz2001979]
  20. Holman, Zachary C.; and Kortshagen, Uwe R., "Plasma production of nanodevice-grade semiconductor nanocrystals," J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 44, 174009 (2011). [DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/44/17/174009]
  21. Holman, Zachary C.; and Kortshagen, Uwe R., "Nanocrystal Inks without Ligands: Stable Colloids of Bare Germanium Nanocrystals," Nano Lett., 11, 2133–2136 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nl200774y]
  22. Fofang, Nche T.; Grady, Nathaniel K.; Fan, Zhiyuan; Govorov, Alexander; and Halas, Naomi J., "Plexciton Dynamics: Exciton−Plasmon Coupling in a J-Aggregate−Au Nanoshell Complex Provides a Mechanism for Nonlinearity," Nano Lett., 11, 1556–1560 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nl104352j]
  23. Zhang, Yu; Barhoumi, Aoune; Lassiter, J. Britt; and Halas, Naomi J., "Orientation-Preserving Transfer and Directional Light Scattering from Individual Light-Bending Nanoparticles," Nano Lett., 11, 1838–1844 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nl2008357]
  24. Blackburn, Jeffrey L.; Chappell, Helen; Luther, Joseph M.; Nozik, Arthur J.; and Johnson, Justin C., "Correlation between Photooxidation and the Appearance of Raman Scattering Bands in Lead Chalcogenide Quantum Dots," J. Phys. Chem. C, 2, 599–603 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/jz2000326]
  25. Gao, Jianbo; Luther, Joseph M.; Semonin, Octavi Escala; Ellingson, Randy J.; Nozik, Arthur J.; and Beard, Matthew C., "Quantum Dot Size Dependent J−V Characteristics in Heterojunction ZnO/PbS Quantum Dot Solar Cells," Nano Lett., 11, 1002–1008 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nl103814g]
  26. Zuloaga, Jorge; and Nordlander, Peter, "On the Energy Shift between Near-Field and Far-Field Peak Intensities in Localized Plasmon Systems," Nano Lett., 11, 1280–1283 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nl1043242]
  27. Garcia-Santamaria, Florencio; Brovelli, Sergio; Viswanatha, Ranjani; Hollingsworth, Jennifer A.; Htoon, Han; Crooker, Scott A.; and Klimov, Victor I., "Breakdown of Volume Scaling in Auger Recombination in CdSe/CdS Heteronanocrystals: The Role of the Core−Shell Interface," Nano Lett., 11, 687–693 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/nl103801e
  28. Li, Liang; Pandey, Anshu; Werder, Donald J.; Khanal, Bishnu P.; Pietryga, Jeffrey M.; and Klimov, Victor I., "Efficient Synthesis of Highly Luminescent Copper Indium Sulfide-Based Core/Shell Nanocrystals with Surprisingly Long-Lived Emission," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 1176–1179 (2011). [DOI: 10.1021/ja108261h]
  29. Smith, Danielle K.; Luther, Joseph M; Semonin, Octavi Escala; Nozik, Arthur J; and Beard, Matthew C, "Tuning the Synthesis of Ternary Lead Chalcogenide Quantum Dots by Balancing Precursor Reactivity," ACS Nano, 5, 183–190 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nn102878u]
  30. Nozik, Arthur J; and Miller, John, "Introduction to Solar Photon Conversion," Chem. Rev., 110, 6443–6445 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/cr1003419]
  31. McGuire, John A.; Sykora, Milan; Robel, Istvan; Padilha, Lazaro A.; Joo, Jin; Pietryga, Jeffrey M.; and Klimov, Victor I., "Spectroscopic Signatures of Photocharging due to Hot-Carrier Transfer in Solutions of Semiconductor Nanocrystals under Low-Intensity Ultraviolet Excitation," ACS Nano, 4, 6087–6097 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nn1016296]
  32. Nozik, Arthur J; Beard, Matthew C; Luther, Joseph M; Law, Matt; Ellingson, Randy J.; and Johnson, Justin C, "Semiconductor Quantum Dots and Quantum Dot Arrays and Applications of Multiple Exciton Generation to Third-Generation Photovoltaic Solar Cells," Chem. Rev., 110, 6873–6890 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/cr900289f]
  33. Luther, Joseph M; Gao, Jianbo; Lloyd, Matthew T.; Semonin, Octavi Escala; Beard, Matthew C; and Nozik, Arthur J, "Stability Assessment on a 3% Bilayer PbS/ZnO Quantum Dot Heterojunction Solar Cell," Adv. Mater., 22, 3704-3707 (2010). [DOI: 10.1002/adma.201001148 ]
  34. Midgett, Aaron G; Hillhouse, Hugh W.; Hughes, Barbara K.; Nozik, Arthur J; and Beard, Matthew C, "Flowing versus Static Conditions for Measuring Multiple Exciton Generation in PbSe Quantum Dots," J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 17486–17500 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/jp1057786]
  35. Witzel, Wayne M.; Shabaev, Andrew; Hellberg, C. Stephen; Jacobs, Verne L.; and Efros, Alexander L., "Quantum Simulation of Multiple-Exciton Generation in a Nanocrystal by a Single Photon," Phys. Rev. Lett., 105, 137401 (2010). [DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.137401 ]
  36. Luk'yanchuk, Boris; Zheludev, Nikolay I.; Maier, Stefan A.; Halas, Naomi J.; Nordlander, Peter; Giessen, Harald; and Chong, Chong Tow, "The Fano resonance in plasmonic nanostructures and metamaterials," Nat. Mater., 9, 707-715 (2010). [DOI: 10.1038/nmat2810]
  37. Schaller, Richard D.; Crooker, Scott A.; Bussian, David A.; Pietryga, Jeffrey M.; Joo, Jin; and Klimov, Victor I., "Revealing the Exciton Fine Structure of PbSe Nanocrystal Quantum Dots Using Optical Spectroscopy in High Magnetic Fields," Phys. Rev. Lett., 105, 067403 (2010). [DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.067403]
  38. Solis, Jr., David; Chang, Wei-Shun; Khanal, Bishnu P.; Bao, Kui; Nordlander, Peter; Zubarev, Eugene; and Link, Stephan, "Bleach-Imaged Plasmon Propagation (BlIPP) in Single Gold Nanowires," Nano Lett., 10, 3482–3485 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nl1016128]
  39. Zuloaga, Jorge; Prodan, Emil; and Nordlander, Peter, "Quantum Plasmonics: Optical Properties and Tunability of Metallic Nanorods," ACS Nano, 4, 5269–5276 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nn101589n]
  40. Beard, Matthew C; Midgett, Aaron G; Hanna, Mark C.; Luther, Joseph M; Hughes, Barbara K.; and Nozik, Arthur J, "Comparing Multiple Exciton Generation in Quantum Dots To Impact Ionization in Bulk Semiconductors: Implications for Enhancement of Solar Energy Conversion," Nano Lett., 10, 3019–3027 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nl101490z]
  41. Holman, Zachary C.; and Kortshagen, Uwe R., "A Flexible Method for Depositing Dense Nanocrystal Thin Films: Impaction of Germanium Nanocrystals," Nanotechnology, 21, 335302 (2010). [DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/21/33/335302]
  42. Lassiter, J. Britt; Sobhani, Heidar; Fan, Jonathan A.; Kundu, Janardan; Capasso, Federico; Nordlander, Peter; and Halas, Naomi J., "Fano Resonances in Plasmonic Nanoclusters: Geometrical and Chemical Tunability," Nano Lett., 10, 3184–3189 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nl102108u]
  43. Lee, Doh C.; Robel, Istvan; Pietryga, Jeffrey M.; and Klimov, Victor I., "Infrared-Active Heterostructured Nanocrystals with Ultralong Carrier Lifetimes," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132, 9960–9962 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/ja102716p]
  44. Nozik, Arthur J, "Nanoscience and Nanostructures for Photovoltaics and Solar Fuels," Nano Lett., 10, 2735–2741 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nl102122x]
  45. Semonin, Octavi Escala; Johnson, Justin C; Luther, Joseph M; Midgett, Aaron G; Nozik, Arthur J; and Beard, Matthew C, "Absolute Photoluminescence Quantum Yields of IR-26 Dye, PbS, and PbSe Quantum Dots," J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 1, 2445–2450 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/jz100830r]
  46. Slaughter, Liane S.; Wu, Yanpeng; Willingham, Britain A.; Nordlander, Peter; and Link, Stephan, "Effects of Symmetry Breaking and Conductive Contact on the Plasmon Coupling in Gold Nanorod Dimers," ACS Nano, 4, 4657–4666 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nn1011144]
  47. Holman, Zachary C.; Liu, Chin-Yi; and Kortshagen, Uwe R., "Germanium and Silicon Nanocrystal Thin-Film Field-Effect Transistors from Solution," Nano Lett., 10, 2661–2666 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nl101413d]
  48. Htoon, Han; Malko, Anton V.; Bussian, David A.; Vela, Javier; Chen, Yongfen; Hollingsworth, Jennifer A.; and Klimov, Victor I., "Highly Emissive Multiexcitons in Steady-State Photoluminescence of Individual "Giant" CdSe/CdS Core/Shell Nanocrystals," Nano Lett., 10, 2401–2407 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nl1004652]
  49. McGuire, John A.; Sykora, Milan; Joo, Jin; Pietryga, Jeffrey M.; and Klimov, Victor I., "Apparent Versus True Carrier Multiplication Yields in Semiconductor Nanocrystals," Nano Lett., 10, 2049–2057 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nl100177c]
  50. Mirin, Nikolay A.; Ali, Tamer A.; Nordlander, Peter; and Halas, Naomi J., "Perforated Semishells: Far-Field Directional Control and Optical Frequency Magnetic Response," ACS Nano, 4, 2701–2712 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nn100535m]
  51. Zarghami, Mohammad H.; Liu, Yao; Gibbs, Markelle; Gebremichael, Eminet; Webster, Christopher; and Law, Matt, "p-Type PbSe and PbS Quantum Dot Solids Prepared with Short-Chain Acids and Diacids," ACS Nano, 4, 2475–2485 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nn100339b]
  52. Liu, Yao; Gibbs, Markelle; Puthussery, James; Gaik, Steven; Ihly, Rachelle; Hillhouse, Hugh W.; and Law, Matt, "Dependence of Carrier Mobility on Nanocrystal Size and Ligand Length in PbSe Nanocrystal Solids," Nano Lett., 10, 1960-1969 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nl101284k
  53. Sykora, Milan; Koposov, Alexey Y.; McGuire, John A.; Schulze, Roland K.; Tretiak, Olexandr; Pietryga, Jeffrey M.; and Klimov, Victor I., "Effect of Air Exposure on Surface Properties, Electronic Structure, and Carrier Relaxation in PbSe Nanocrystals," ACS Nano, 4, 2021-2034 (2010). [DOI: 10.1021/nn100131w]