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Title: Chemical Control of Plasmons in Metal Chalcogenide and Metal Oxide Nanostructures

Abstract

The field of plasmonics has grown to impact a diverse set of scientific disciplines ranging from quantum optics and photovoltaics to metamaterials and medicine. Plasmonics research has traditionally focused on noble metals; however, any material with a sufficiently high carrier density can support surface plasmon modes. Recently, researchers have made great gains in the synthetic (both intrinsic and extrinsic) control over the morphology and doping of nanoscale oxides, pnictides, sulfides, and selenides. These synthetic advances have, collectively, blossomed into a new, emerging class of plasmonic metal chalcogenides that complement traditional metallic materials. Chalcogenide and oxide nanostructures expand plasmonic properties into new spectral domains and also provide a rich suite of chemical controls available to manipulate plasmons, such as particle doping, shape, and composition. As a result, new opportunities in plasmonic chalcogenide nanomaterials are highlighted in this article, showing how they may be used to fundamentally tune the interaction and localization of electromagnetic fields on semiconductor surfaces in a way that enables new horizons in basic research and energy-relevant applications.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  2. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  3. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States); Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1532165
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 27; Journal Issue: 38; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; chalcogenides; localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR); nanocrystals; oxides; plasmons

Citation Formats

Mattox, Tracy M., Ye, Xingchen, Manthiram, Karthish, Schuck, P. James, Alivisatos, A. Paul, and Urban, Jeffrey J. Chemical Control of Plasmons in Metal Chalcogenide and Metal Oxide Nanostructures. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1002/adma.201502218.
Mattox, Tracy M., Ye, Xingchen, Manthiram, Karthish, Schuck, P. James, Alivisatos, A. Paul, & Urban, Jeffrey J. Chemical Control of Plasmons in Metal Chalcogenide and Metal Oxide Nanostructures. United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201502218.
Mattox, Tracy M., Ye, Xingchen, Manthiram, Karthish, Schuck, P. James, Alivisatos, A. Paul, and Urban, Jeffrey J. Tue . "Chemical Control of Plasmons in Metal Chalcogenide and Metal Oxide Nanostructures". United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201502218. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1532165.
@article{osti_1532165,
title = {Chemical Control of Plasmons in Metal Chalcogenide and Metal Oxide Nanostructures},
author = {Mattox, Tracy M. and Ye, Xingchen and Manthiram, Karthish and Schuck, P. James and Alivisatos, A. Paul and Urban, Jeffrey J.},
abstractNote = {The field of plasmonics has grown to impact a diverse set of scientific disciplines ranging from quantum optics and photovoltaics to metamaterials and medicine. Plasmonics research has traditionally focused on noble metals; however, any material with a sufficiently high carrier density can support surface plasmon modes. Recently, researchers have made great gains in the synthetic (both intrinsic and extrinsic) control over the morphology and doping of nanoscale oxides, pnictides, sulfides, and selenides. These synthetic advances have, collectively, blossomed into a new, emerging class of plasmonic metal chalcogenides that complement traditional metallic materials. Chalcogenide and oxide nanostructures expand plasmonic properties into new spectral domains and also provide a rich suite of chemical controls available to manipulate plasmons, such as particle doping, shape, and composition. As a result, new opportunities in plasmonic chalcogenide nanomaterials are highlighted in this article, showing how they may be used to fundamentally tune the interaction and localization of electromagnetic fields on semiconductor surfaces in a way that enables new horizons in basic research and energy-relevant applications.},
doi = {10.1002/adma.201502218},
journal = {Advanced Materials},
number = 38,
volume = 27,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {7}
}

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