Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2015, Article ID 412476, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/412476
Research Article

Efficient Photoluminescence of Mn2+-Doped ZnS Quantum Dots Sensitized by Hypocrellin A

1School of Science, Honghe University, Mengzi, Yunnan 661100, China
2Key Laboratory of Natural Pharmaceutical & Chemical Biology of Yunnan Province, Mengzi, Yunnan 661100, China

Received 19 December 2014; Revised 25 March 2015; Accepted 22 April 2015

Academic Editor: Sule Erten-Ela

Copyright © 2015 Xianlan Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. R. Subha, V. Nalla, J. H. Yu et al., “Efficient photoluminescence of Mn2+-doped ZnS quantum dots excited by two-photon absorption in near-infrared window II,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 117, no. 40, pp. 20905–20911, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. W. Zhang, Y. Li, H. Zhang, X. Zhou, and X. Zhong, “Facile synthesis of highly luminescent Mn-doped ZnS nanocrystals,” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 50, no. 20, pp. 10432–10438, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. Y. B. Wang, X. H. Liang, X. Ma et al., “Simple and greener synthesis of highly photoluminescence Mn2+-doped ZnS quantum dots and its surface passivation mechanism,” Applied Surface Science, vol. 316, pp. 54–61, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. O. Kolmykov, J. Coulon, J. Lalevée, H. Alem, G. Medjahdi, and R. Schneider, “Aqueous synthesis of highly luminescent glutathione-capped Mn2+-doped ZnS quantum dots,” Materials Science and Engineering C, vol. 44, pp. 17–23, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  5. M. Stefan, S. V. Nistor, and D. Ghica, “Correlation of lattice disorder with crystallite size and the growth kinetics of mn2+ doped zno nanocrystals probed by electron paramagnetic resonance,” Crystal Growth & Design, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 1350–1359, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. R. Begum, S. Bhandari, and A. Chattopadhyay, “Surface ion engineering of Mn2+-doped ZnS quantum dots using ion-exchange resins,” Langmuir, vol. 28, no. 25, pp. 9722–9728, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. H. Li, W. Y. Shih, and W.-H. Shih, “Highly photoluminescent and stable aqueous ZnS quantum dots,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 578–582, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  8. V. K. Chandra, B. P. Chandra, and P. Jha, “Mechanoluminescence of ZnS: Mn phosphors excited by hydrostatic pressure steps and pressure pulses,” Physica B: Condensed Matter, vol. 452, pp. 23–30, 2014. View at Google Scholar
  9. R. Begum and A. Chattopadhyay, “In situ reversible tuning of photoluminescence of Mn2+-doped ZnS quantum dots by redox chemistry,” Langmuir, vol. 27, no. 10, pp. 6433–6439, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. H. Wu and Z. Fan, “Mn-doped ZnS quantum dots for the room-temperature phosphorescence detection of raceanisodamine hydrochloride and atropine sulfate in biological fluids,” Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, vol. 90, pp. 131–134, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. M. B. Xu, T. Ye, S. Y. Lu, Q. Q. Hu, J. Zhou, and J. Q. Lu, “Synthesis of bovine serum albumin imprinted Mn:ZnS quantum dots,” Chinese Chemical Letters, vol. 23, no. 12, pp. 1403–1406, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. S. N. Azizi, P. Shakeri, M. J. Chaichi, A. Bekhradnia, M. Taghavi, and M. Ghaemy, “The use of imidazolium ionic liquid/copper complex as novel and green catalyst for chemiluminescent detection of folic acid by Mn-doped ZnS nanocrystals,” Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, vol. 122, pp. 482–488, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. A. Goudarzi, G. M. Aval, S. S. Park et al., “Low-temperature growth of nanocrystalline Mn-doped ZnS thin films prepared by chemical bath deposition and optical properties,” Chemistry of Materials, vol. 21, no. 12, pp. 2375–2385, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. G. R. Patzke, F. Krumeich, and R. Nesper, “Oxidic nanotubes and nanorods—anisotropic modules for a future nanotechnology,” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 41, no. 14, pp. 2446–2461, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. Y. Tian, Y. Z. Zhao, H. Q. Tang, W. W. Zhou, L. G. Wang, and J. Zhang, “Synthesis of ZnS ultrathin nanowires and photoluminescence with Mn2+ doping,” Materials Letters, vol. 148, pp. 151–154, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  16. H. Li, X. Wang, J. Xu et al., “One-dimensional CdS nanostructures: a promising candidate for optoelectronics,” Advanced Materials, vol. 25, no. 22, pp. 3017–3037, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. P. A. G. Beermann, B. R. McGarvey, S. Muralidharan, and R. C. W. Sung, “EPR spectra of Mn2+-doped ZnS quantum dots,” Chemistry of Materials, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 915–918, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. B. B. Srivastava, S. Jana, N. S. Karan et al., “Highly luminescent Mn-doped ZnS nanocrystals: gram-scale synthesis,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, vol. 1, no. 9, pp. 1454–1458, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. W. Liu, X. L. Chen, L. S. Yang et al., “Photochemical events during the photosensitization of hypocrellin a on ZnS quantum dots,” Advanced Materials Research, vol. 581-582, no. 1, pp. 574–577, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. Y.-Y. He, H.-Y. Liu, J.-Y. An, R. Han, and L.-J. Jiang, “Photodynamic action of hypocrellin dyes: structure-activity relationships,” Dyes and Pigments, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 63–67, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. H. Brockman and D. Spitzner, “D. K. d. Pseudohypericins,” Chemische Berichte, vol. 37, p. 108, 1975. View at Google Scholar
  22. J. N. Ma, L. J. Jiang, M. H. Zhang, and Q. Yu, “Delayed fluorescence of hypocrellins and absorption spectra of isomers,” Chinese Science Bulletin, vol. 34, pp. 1442–1448, 1989. View at Google Scholar
  23. Z. J. Diwu and J. W. Lown, “Photosensitization by anticancer agents 12. Perylene quinonoid pigments, a novel type of singlet oxygen sensitizer,” Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 273–287, 1992. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  24. Z. J. Diwu and J. W. Lown, “Photosensitization with anticancer agents 14. Perylenequinonoid pigments as new potential photodynamic therapeutic agents: formation of tautomeric semiquinone radicals,” Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, vol. 69, no. 2, pp. 191–199, 1992. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  25. J. Moser and M. Gratzel, “Photosensitized electron injection in colloidal semiconductors,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 106, no. 22, pp. 6557–6564, 1984. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  26. M. Zhou, X. F. Chen, Y. Y. Xu et al., “Sensitive determination of Sudan dyes in foodstuffs by Mn–ZnS quantum dots,” Dyes and Pigments, vol. 99, no. 1, pp. 120–126, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus