DTU Chemistry - NanoChemistry

New results with Graphene Sandwich Flavored with Quantum Dots

Monday 08 Jun 15
New results published in Scientific Reports

Quantum dots (QDs) and graphene are both promising materials for the development of new-generation solar cells and optoelectronic devices. To this end synergic assembly of these two types of building blocks is a key step but remains a challenge.

In collaboration with Lund University,
associate professor Qijin Chi and former PhD student Nan Zhu in NanoChemistry Group at DTU Chemistry have demonstrated a one-step strategy for organizing QDs in a graphene matrix.

This has led to the formation of multiply sandwiched hybrid QD-graphene nanofilms which show ultrafast electron transfer and remarkable enhancement effect of photocurrent generation.

The new findings are published in Scientific Reports, one of the Nature family journals. 

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