Highly luminescent ultranarrow Mn doped ZnSe nanowires

P.T.K. Chin, J.W. Stouwdam, R.A.J. Janssen

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Abstract

Colloidal Mn-doped ZnSe nanowires with diameters of 1-3 nm and lengths up to 200 nm were prepared from Li4[Zn10Se4(SPh)16] clusters and manganese stearate. The nanowires exhibit optical properties that depend on size, shape, and doping level. The manganese photoluminescence is slightly polarized perpendicular to the long axis and reaches a quantum yield of 40% after passivating the crystals with a CdSe shell.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)745-750
Number of pages6
JournalNano Letters
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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