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Title: Titanium Nitride Modified Photoluminescence from Single Semiconductor Nanoplatelets

Abstract

Titanium nitride (TiN) is an alternative plasmonic material that has the potential for visible and near-infrared optical applications due to its distinct properties. Here, coupling effects between TiN nanohole array films and nearby excitonic emitters, semiconductor nanoplatelets (NPLs), are investigated using single particle spectroscopy. At the emission wavelength of the NPLs, the local field enhancement close to the surface of the TiN nanohole array films induces an increase in the radiative decay rates of the emitters by a factor of up to 2. This effect diminishes quickly as the distance between the TiN nanohole array films and emitters increases. At short wavelengths where the NPLs are excited, the TiN nanohole array films exhibit lossy dielectric characteristics. Local field modification at these wavelengths leads to a reduced local density of electromagnetic states, and hence the photoluminescence intensity of the emitters. This study shows the potential of TiN as an alternative plasmonic material for optoelectronic and photonic applications, especially in the long wavelength ranges.

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Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) - Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR); National Science Foundation (NSF); USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1605170
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1572582
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Functional Materials (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Advanced Functional Materials (Online); Journal Volume: 30; Journal Issue: 4
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Purcell effect; nanohole array; semiconductor nanoplatelets; surface plasmons; titanium nitride

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Peng, Lintao, Wang, Xuejing, Coropceanu, Igor, Martinson, Alex B., Wang, Haiyan, Talapin, Dimitri V., and Ma, Xuedan. Titanium Nitride Modified Photoluminescence from Single Semiconductor Nanoplatelets. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1002/adfm.201904179.
Peng, Lintao, Wang, Xuejing, Coropceanu, Igor, Martinson, Alex B., Wang, Haiyan, Talapin, Dimitri V., & Ma, Xuedan. Titanium Nitride Modified Photoluminescence from Single Semiconductor Nanoplatelets. United States. doi:10.1002/adfm.201904179.
Peng, Lintao, Wang, Xuejing, Coropceanu, Igor, Martinson, Alex B., Wang, Haiyan, Talapin, Dimitri V., and Ma, Xuedan. Wed . "Titanium Nitride Modified Photoluminescence from Single Semiconductor Nanoplatelets". United States. doi:10.1002/adfm.201904179.
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abstractNote = {Titanium nitride (TiN) is an alternative plasmonic material that has the potential for visible and near-infrared optical applications due to its distinct properties. Here, coupling effects between TiN nanohole array films and nearby excitonic emitters, semiconductor nanoplatelets (NPLs), are investigated using single particle spectroscopy. At the emission wavelength of the NPLs, the local field enhancement close to the surface of the TiN nanohole array films induces an increase in the radiative decay rates of the emitters by a factor of up to 2. This effect diminishes quickly as the distance between the TiN nanohole array films and emitters increases. At short wavelengths where the NPLs are excited, the TiN nanohole array films exhibit lossy dielectric characteristics. Local field modification at these wavelengths leads to a reduced local density of electromagnetic states, and hence the photoluminescence intensity of the emitters. This study shows the potential of TiN as an alternative plasmonic material for optoelectronic and photonic applications, especially in the long wavelength ranges.},
doi = {10.1002/adfm.201904179},
journal = {Advanced Functional Materials (Online)},
number = 4,
volume = 30,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
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