International Journal of Photoenergy

International Journal of Photoenergy / 2006 / Article

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Volume 2006 |Article ID 090242 |

E. Zenkevich, T. Blaudeck, M. Abdel-Mottaleb, F. Cichos, A. Shulga, C. von Borczyskowski, "Photophysical properties of self-aggregated porphyrin: semiconductor nanoassemblies", International Journal of Photoenergy, vol. 2006, Article ID 090242, 7 pages, 2006.

Photophysical properties of self-aggregated porphyrin: semiconductor nanoassemblies

Received04 Jul 2005
Accepted05 Jan 2006
Published09 May 2006


Colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals from CdSe show photoluminescence quenching via titration with porphyrin derivatives. This quenching is an indication of the formation of nanoassemblies via surface attachment of pyridyl linker groups. As a consequence of the complex formation, dynamic and/or static interactions between QD and porphyrins are induced. Quenching efficiencies depend critically on sample stability, temperature, solvent, and electronic properties of the porphyrins. In order to optimize photoinduced dynamic processes these parameters have to be under control.


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