We studied the exciton decay dynamics of individual semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes at room temperature using time-resolved photoluminescence spectroscopy. The photoluminescence decay from nanotubes of the same (n,m) type follows a single exponential decay function, however, with lifetimes varying between about 1 and 40 ps from nanotube to nanotube. A correlation between broad photoluminescence spectra and short lifetimes was found and explained by defects promoting both nonradiative decay and vibronic dephasing. (C) 2008 American Institute of Physics.

Exciton decay dynamics in individual carbon nanotubes at room temperature RID G-3268-2010 RID B-6512-2008 RID B-6739-2009 RID F-2141-2010

ALLEGRINI, MARIA;
2008

Abstract

We studied the exciton decay dynamics of individual semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes at room temperature using time-resolved photoluminescence spectroscopy. The photoluminescence decay from nanotubes of the same (n,m) type follows a single exponential decay function, however, with lifetimes varying between about 1 and 40 ps from nanotube to nanotube. A correlation between broad photoluminescence spectra and short lifetimes was found and explained by defects promoting both nonradiative decay and vibronic dephasing. (C) 2008 American Institute of Physics.
Gokus, T; Hartschuh, A; Harutyunyan, H; Allegrini, Maria; Hennrich, F; Kappes, M; Green, Aa; Hersam, Mc; Araujo, Pt; Jorio, A.
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