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Formation of visible single-mode light sources using quantum dots
Author(s): Sarfaraz Baig; Jianfeng Xu; Pengfei Wu; Bing Chen; Michael Wang
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Paper Abstract

The market demands for innovative, efficient, small package and single-mode light sources are always high because of their broad applications in scientific, medical, industrial, and commercial fields. The high photoluminescence quantum yield, photophysical and photochemical stability, and tunable emission wavelength make quantum dots ideal for a new generation of solid state light sources. We report on the realization of various single-mode light sources in the visible spectral band by using semiconductor quantum dots. The effective use of a waveguide structure can help achieve the divergence control of the output light beam. This technique may benefit the development for next generation light emitting diodes, optical communication, intelligent optical sensors, microprocessors, and nanoscale optical imaging systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 September 2008
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7058, Eighth International Conference on Solid State Lighting, 70580U (2 September 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.800532
Show Author Affiliations
Sarfaraz Baig, Univ. of Miami (United States)
Jianfeng Xu, New Span Opto-Technology Inc. (United States)
Pengfei Wu, New Span Opto-Technology Inc. (United States)
Bing Chen, Univ. of Miami (United States)
Michael Wang, Univ. of Miami (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7058:
Eighth International Conference on Solid State Lighting
Ian T. Ferguson; Tsunemasa Taguchi; Ian E. Ashdown; Seong-Ju Park, Editor(s)

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