On the Absence of Carrier Multiplication in InAs Core/Shell/Shell Nanocrystals

Meirav Ben-Lulu, David Mocatta, Mischa Bonn, Uri Banin, Sandy Ruhman*

*Corresponding author for this work

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An ultrafast pump-probe methodology for detecting spontaneous carrier multiplication is applied to InAs/CdSe/ZnSe Core/Shell1/Shell2. Contrary to previous reports no carrier multiplication following above-band gap photoexcitation is observed, questioning the ubiquity of this phenomenon.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationSpringer Series in Chemical Physics
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Number of pages3
StatePublished - 2009

Publication series

NameSpringer Series in Chemical Physics
ISSN (Print)0172-6218

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Publisher Copyright:
© 2009, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.


  • Auger Recombination
  • Carrier Multiplication
  • Femtosecond Transient Absorption
  • Slow Decay Component
  • Transient Absorption


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