Analysis of optical properties and mechanism of photoluminescence enhancement of quantum dot - ferroelectric liquid crystal composite

Authors

  • Tripti Vimal University of Lucknow
  • Dharmendra Pratap Singh University of Lucknow
  • Kaushlendra Agrahari University of Lucknow
  • Atul Srivastava University of Lucknow
  • Rajiv Manohar University of Lucknow

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https://doi.org/10.4302/photon.%20lett.%20pl.v8i1.609

Abstract

ZnS QDs (Quantum Dots) were dispersed in FLC mixture (SCE4). The dispersion of QDs in FLC causes enhanced Photoluminescence that can be attributed to the high molecular orderning of the composite system induced by QDs. FWHM (full width half maxima) values of peaks reveals that the presence of QDs in FLC material faours the NB (near band) emissions. The POM (Polarizing Optical Microscope) images confirms the change in the alignment of FLC molecules after the dispersion of QDs.

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Author Biographies

Tripti Vimal, University of Lucknow

Junior Research FellowPhysics DepartmentUniversity of LucknowLucknow

Dharmendra Pratap Singh, University of Lucknow

Senior Research FellowPhysics DepartmentUniversity of LucknowLucknow

Kaushlendra Agrahari, University of Lucknow

Junior Research FellowPhysics DepartmentUniversity of LucknowLucknow

Atul Srivastava, University of Lucknow

Assistant Professor

Physics Department

University of LucknowLucknow

Rajiv Manohar, University of Lucknow

ProfessorPhysics DepartmentUniversity of LucknowLucknow

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2016-03-31

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Vimal, T., Singh, D. P., Agrahari, K., Srivastava, A., & Manohar, R. (2016). Analysis of optical properties and mechanism of photoluminescence enhancement of quantum dot - ferroelectric liquid crystal composite. Photonics Letters of Poland, 8(1), pp. 23–25. https://doi.org/10.4302/photon. lett. pl.v8i1.609

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