S. Stankic, M. Sterrer, P Hofmann, J. Bernardi, O. Diwald, E. Knözinger:
"Novel optical properties of Ca(2+)-doped MgO nanocrystals";
Nano Letters, 5 (2005), 10; S. 1889 - 1893.

Kurzfassung englisch:
Surface doping of oxide nanoparticles is important in fields ranging from heterogeneous catalysis to optoelectronics. Here, we report the
solvent-free synthesis of mixed calcium-magnesium oxide nanocrystals in the size range between 5 and 40 nm. Although CaMgO mixtures
are thermodynamically forbidden on a macroscopic scale, Calcium ions can be distributed homogeneously in MgO using chemical vapor
deposition (CVD) as a nonequilibrium technique. Subsequent thermal activation leads to calcium ion segregation into the nanocrystal surface which, in addition to the synthesis parameters, provides efficient means for manipulating the optical surface properties of insulating oxide nanocrystals. A novel material with unexpected photonic behavior, such as enhanced photoluminescence emission which is also red-shifted with respect to those of CaO and MgO, was found.

Zugeordnete Projekte:
Projektleitung Erich Knözinger:
Elektronische Eigenschaften von Metalloxid-Nanopartikeln

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