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2007 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 26 - 30, 2007  | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Duane Dimos, Mary Galvin, David Mooney, Konrad Samwer

Symposium GG : Excitons and Plasmon Resonances in Nanostructures

2007-11-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Alexander O. Govorov Ohio University
Zhiming M. Wang University of Arkansas
Andrey L. Rogach Ludwig-Maximilians-Universtitaet Muenchen
Harry Ruda University of Toronto
Mark Brongersma Stanford University
GG1: Self-assembled Quantum Dots and Quantum Phenomena I
Session Chairs
Alexander Govorov
Gregory Salamo
Monday PM, November 26, 2007
Room 310 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **GG1.1
Optical Properties of Quantum Dots and Quantum Posts.

Pierre Petroff 1 4 , H. Krenner 1 , J. He 1 , C. Pryor 2 , C. Morris 3 , M. Sherwin 3
1 Department of Materials, University of California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 4 Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States, 3 Department of Physics, University of California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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10:00 AM - **GG1.2
Directed Self-Assembly of Coupled Nanostructures and their Behavior.

Gregory Salamo 1
1 Physics, University Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

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10:30 AM - **GG1.3
Electric Field Tuning of Exciton-biexciton Cascade in a Single Quantum Dot for Entangled Photon Pair Generation.

Marek Korkusinski 1 , Michal Zielinski 1 , Michael Reimer 1 , Robin Williams 1 , Pawel Hawrylak 1
1 Institute for Microstructural Sciences, National Research Council, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - GG1.4
Controlling the Optical Properties of Self-Assembled Quantum Dots Using External Strain.

Garnett Bryant 1 , Michal Zielinski 2 3 , W. Jaskolski 3 , Javier Aizpurua 4
1 Atomic Physics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 Instytut Fizyki, Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika, Torun Poland, 3 Institute of Microstructural Sciences, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 4 , Donostia International Physics Center, San Sebastian Spain

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11:45 AM - **GG1.5
Resonantly Controlled Light Emission Of Quantum Dots In Cavities.

Ken Shih 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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12:15 PM - **GG1.6
Time-resolved Measurements of Single Electron Spin Coherence in a Quantum Dot.

Maiken Mikkelsen 1 , Jesse Berezovsky 1 , Oliver Gywat 1 , Nick Stoltz 1 , Larry Coldren 1 , David Awschalom 1
1 Center for Spintronics and Quantum Computation, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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12:45 PM - GG1.7
Optical Properties of Ordered Self-assembled Wires, Mono- and Bi- chains of InAs Quantum Dots.

Emanuele Uccelli 1 , Max Bichler 1 , Gerhard Abstreiter 1 , Anna Fontcuberta i Morral 1
1 Walter Schottky Institut, Technische Universität München, Garching Germany

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GG2: Self-assembled Quantum Dots and Quantum Phenomena II
Session Chairs
Garnett Bryant
Monday PM, November 26, 2007
Room 310 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **GG2.1
Mode Locking of Electron Spin Coherence in Singly Charged Quantum Dots.

Alexander Efros 1
1 Center for Computational Material Science, NRL, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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3:00 PM - GG2.2
Multi-color InAs and InGaAs Quantum Dot Photodetectors for Mid and Long-wavelength Infrared Detection.

Brandon Passmore 1 , J. Wu 1 , O. Manasreh 1 , Vas. Kunets 2 , G. Salamo 2
1 Department of Electrical Engineering and Microelectronics and Photonics, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States, 2 Department of Physics, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

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3:15 PM - GG2.3
Coupling Ga Nanoparticles with Semiconductors: The Impact of Charge-transfer Phenomena on the Ga Surface Plasmon Resonance.

Pae Wu 1 , Maria Losurdo 2 , Tong-Ho Kim 1 , Maria Giangregorio 2 , Giovanni Bruno 2 , April Brown 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States, 2 , Institute of Inorganic Methodologies and of Plasmas -- CNR, Bari Italy

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3:30 PM - **GG2.4
Optical Spectroscopy of Quantum Dot Molecules.

Dan Gammon 1
1 , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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4:00 PM - GG2:Mon2
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GG3: Colloidal Nanocrystals: Plasmons, Excitons, and Thermal Effects I
Session Chairs
Daniel Vanmaekelbergh
Monday PM, November 26, 2007
Room 310 (Hynes)

4:30 PM - **GG3.1
Optical Manipulation using Gold Nanoparticle Aggregates.

Jochen Feldmann 1
1 Photonics and Optoelectronics Group, Physics Department and CeNS, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU), Munich Germany

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5:15 PM - GG3.3
Size-Dependent Energy Transfer Processes in Mn(II)-Doped CdSe.

Remi Beaulac 1 , Paul Archer 1 , G. Salley 1 , Daniel Gamelin 1
1 Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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5:30 PM - GG3.4
CdSe:Te Nanocrystals: Band-Edge versus Te-Related Emission.

Andrey Rogach 1 , Thomas Franzl 1 , Josef Mueller 1 , Thomas Klar 1 , Jochen Feldmann 1 , Dmitri Talapin 2 3 , Horst Weller 2
1 Department of Physics and Center for Nanoscience (CeNS), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen, Munich Germany, 2 Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Hamburg Germany, 3 The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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5:45 PM - GG3.5
Exploiting Bimodal Distribution to Enhance Photoluminescence Efficiency of Quantum Dot Arrays.

Krisztian Kohary 1 , Victor Burlakov 1 , David Pettifor 1
1 Materials, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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2007-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Alexander O. Govorov Ohio University
Zhiming M. Wang University of Arkansas
Andrey L. Rogach Ludwig-Maximilians-Universtitaet Muenchen
Harry Ruda University of Toronto
Mark Brongersma Stanford University
GG4: Colloidal Nanocrystals: Plasmons, Excitons, and Thermal Effects II
Session Chairs
Hugh Richardson
Andrey Rogach
Tuesday AM, November 27, 2007
Room 310 (Hynes)

10:00 AM - **GG4.1
Characterization of Heat Generation from Single Gold Nanoparticle Complexes.

Hugh Richardson 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States

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10:30 AM - GG4.2
Plasmon-assisted Nanoscale Thermal Engineering: Principle and Applications.

Linyou Cao 1 2 , Mark Brongersma 1 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Geballe Laboratory of Advanced Materials , Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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10:45 AM - GG4.3
Gold Nanoparticle Protein Conjugates: Study of Pulsed Laser Heating.

Joshua Alper 1 , Andy Wijaya 2 , Lauren DeFlores 3 , Andrei Tokmakoff 3 , Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli 1 4
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 4 Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - GG4.4
Tuning Exchange Interaction in Colloidal Nanocrystals.

Stefan Rohrmoser 1 , Andrei Susha 2 , Andrey Rogach 2 , Dmitri Talapin 3 , Horst Weller 4 , Richard Harley 1 , Pavlos Lagoudakis 1
1 School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southampton, Southampton United Kingdom, 2 Photonics and Optoelectronics Group, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich Germany, 3 Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 4 Institute of Physical Chemistry, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg Germany

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11:45 AM - GG4.5
Self-Assembly and Conductivity of Nanocrystal Solids.

Dmitri Talapin 1 2 , Elena Shevchenko 2 , Maksym Kovalenko 2 3 , Jong-Soo Lee 2
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 2 The Molecular Foundry, LBNL, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Institute of Semiconductor and Solid State Physics, University Linz, Linz Austria

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12:00 PM - GG4.6
Dipolar Interactions Between PbSe Nanocrystals and Their Impact on Synthesis and Self-assembly.

Arjan Houtepen 1 3 , Rolf Koole 1 , Mark Klokkenburg 2 , Ben Erne 2 , Daniel Vanmaekelbergh 1
1 Condensed Matter and Interfaces, Utrecht University, Utrecht Netherlands, 3 Opto-Electronic Materials, Delft University of Technology, Delft Netherlands, 2 Van 't Hoff Laboratory for Physical and Colloid Chemistry, Utrecht University, Utrecht Netherlands

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12:15 PM - GG4.7
New Materials for Nonlinear Optical Applications: The Nonlinear Refractive Index of PbSe Quantum Dot Suspensions and Thin Films.

Iwan Moreels 1 , Pascal Kockaert 3 , Dries Van Thourhout 2 , Zeger Hens 1
1 Inorganic and physical chemistry, Ghent University, Gent Belgium, 3 Service d'optique et acoustique, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussel Belgium, 2 Information Technology, Ghent University, Gent Belgium

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12:30 PM - GG4.8
Carrier Dynamics Coupled Quantum Dot / Quantum Whell Systems.

Patanjali Kambhampati 1 , Manjunatha Dodderi 1 , Samuel Sewall 1 , Ryan Cooney 1 , Eva Dias 1
1 Chemistry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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12:45 PM - GG4.9
Quantum Optics with Colloidal Nanocrystals in Solution.

David Bussian 1 , Anton Malko 1 , Yongfen Chen 1 , Jennifer Hollingsworth 1 , Han Htoon 1 , Victor Klimov 1
1 Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies and Chemistry Division, LANL, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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GG5: Exciton-plasmon Resonances in Hybrid Structures I
Session Chairs
Arup Neogi
Ulrike Woggon
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2007
Room 310 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **GG5.1
Photoluminescence Properties of Silicon Nanocrystals near a Metal Thin Film.

Minoru Fujii 1
1 Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University, Kobe Japan

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3:00 PM - GG5.2
Exciton-Coupled Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensor.

Mihail Bora 1 , Kemal Celebi 1 , Marc A. Baldo 2
1 Physics, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:15 PM - GG5.3
Enhanced Light Emission by Exciton-Surface Plasmon Coupling.

Koichi Okamoto 1 2 , Axel Scherer 3 , Yoichi Kawakami 2
1 PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan, 2 Electronic Science and Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan, 3 Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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3:30 PM - *
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4:00 PM - **GG5.4
Exciton-plasmon Interactions in Metal-semiconductor Hybrid Structures.

Christoph Lienau 1
1 Institut für Physik, Universitaet Oldenburg, Oldenburg Germany

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4:30 PM - **GG5.5
Nanoscale Assemblies of Nanoparticles and Nanowires with Plasmon-Exciton Hybrid States.

Nicholas Kotov 1
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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5:00 PM - GG5.6
Simultaneous Surface Enhanced Raman and Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Single Conjugated Polymer Chains.

Manfred Walter 1 2 , John Lupton 1 2 , Klaus Becker 2 , Jochen Feldmann 2 , Gerald Gaefke 3 , Sigurd Hoeger 3
1 Department of Physics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 2 Photonics and Optoelectronics Group, Physics Department and CeNS, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich Germany, 3 Kekulé-Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie, Universität Bonn, Bonn Germany

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5:15 PM - GG5.7
Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Networks Decorated with Silver Nanoparticles; a Novel Graded SERS Substrate.

Yi-chieh Chen 1 , Robert Young 1 , Julie Macpherson 2 , Neil Wilson 3
1 Materials Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom, 2 Departments of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry United Kingdom, 3 Departments of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry United Kingdom

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GG6: Poster Session: Colloidal Nanocrystals: Excitons and Plasmons
Session Chairs
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2007
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - GG6.1
White-Light Emission from Core-Shell-Shell-Shell Semiconductor Nanocrystals.

Andrey Rogach 1 , Sameer Sapra 1 , Sergiy Mayilo 1 , Thomas Klar 1 , Jochen Feldmann 1
1 Department of Physics and Center for Nanoscience (CeNS), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen, Munich Germany

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9:00 PM - GG6.10
A Detailed Quantification of the Composition, Surface Chemistry and Extinction Coefficient of Colloidal PbSe Quantum Dots.

Iwan Moreels 1 , David De Muynck 3 , Dirk Poelman 5 , Guy Allan 2 , José Martins 4 , Frank Vanhaecke 3 , Zeger Hens 1
1 Inorganic and physical chemistry, Ghent University, Gent Belgium, 3 Analytical chemistry, Ghent University, Gent Belgium, 5 Solid state physics, Ghent University, Gent Belgium, 2 ISEN, IEMN, Lille France, 4 Organic chemistry, Ghent University, Gent Belgium

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9:00 PM - GG6.12
Quantum Dot-Based Energy Transfer to Photodynamic Therapy Agents.

Smita Dayal 1 , Clemens Burda 1
1 chemistry, case western reserve university, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - GG6.13
Site-Selective Grafting of PbSe Nanocrystals on SOI-based Microcavities.

Andras Pattantyus-Abraham 1 2 , Qiao Haijun 2 , Jeff Young 2 , Jingning Shan 3 , Frank van Veggel 3
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 3 Department of Chemistry, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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9:00 PM - GG6.15
Optical and Thermal Properties of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Complexes.

Alyssa Thomas 1 , Hugh Richardson 1 , Alexander Govorov 2 , Michael Carlson 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - GG6.16
The Eigenstate Spectrum of Biexcitons in Semiconductor Quantum Dots.

Samuel Sewall 1 , Ryan Cooney 1 , Manjunatha Dodderi 1 , Eva Dias 1 , Patanjali Kambhampati 1
1 Chemistry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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9:00 PM - GG6.17
Quantum Theory of Interacting Metal and Semiconductor Nanocrystals: Interference Effects, Fano Resonances, and Faraday Rotation.

Alexander Govorov 1
1 , Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - GG6.18
Enhanced Spontaneous Emission in a Spherical Nanoparticle with a Silver Nanoshell by the Purcell Effect.

Wallace Choy 1 , Xue-Wen Chen 1 2 , Sailing He 2 , P. Chui 1
1 Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong China, 2 Centre for Optical and Electromagnetic Research and Joint Research Centre of Photonics of the Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and Zhejiang University, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou China

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9:00 PM - GG6.19
Plasmon-Enhanced Organic Photovoltaic Cells with Metal-Core/Insulator-Shell Nanoparticles using an Improved Aerosol Deposition Method.

Shigeo Fujimori 1 2 , Jung-Yong Lee 1 , Rostam Dinyari 1 , Peter Peumans 1
1 Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Electronic & Imaging Materials Res. Labs., Toray Industries, Inc., Otsu, Shiga, Japan

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