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|Title:||Multiwalled carbon nanotubes beaded with ZnO nanoparticles for ultrafast nonlinear optical switching|
|Authors:||Zhu, Y. |
|Source:||Zhu, Y., Elim, H.I., Foo, Y.-L., Yu, T., Liu, Y., Ji, W., Lee, J.-Y., Shen, Z., Wee, A.T.-S., Thong, J.T.-L., Sow, C.-H. (2006-03-03). Multiwalled carbon nanotubes beaded with ZnO nanoparticles for ultrafast nonlinear optical switching. Advanced Materials 18 (5) : 587-592. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.200501918|
|Abstract:||A report on a hybrid system of ZnO nanoparticles on multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWNT) scaffolds synthesized for ultrafast nonlinear optical switching, is presented. Resonant micro-Raman Spectroscopy and photoluminescence spectroscopy using He-Cd laser under back-scattering geometry is employed to characterize the as-grown ZnO-beaded MWNTs. The large and ultrafast saturable absorption in ZnO-beaded MWNTs suggests that the samples can be used as saturable absorber devices. Combining the three-photon absorption properties of ZnO with the satiable absorption properties of CNTs to yield ZnO/MWNTs hybrid materials would also find important applications in future multifunctional nanodevices.|
|Source Title:||Advanced Materials|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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