Dynamics of light emission in CdMnS nanoparticles

M. Godlewski*, S. Yatsunenko, K. Drozdowicz-Tomsia, E. M. Goldys, M. R. Phillips, P. J. Klar, W. Heimbrodt

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    We demonstrate coexistence of slow and fast components of photoluminescence decay of the Mn2+ intra-shell emission in nanoparticles of CdMnS. We explain the observed decrease in PL lifetime of the Mn2+ intra-shell transition by high efficiency of spin dependent magnetic interactions between localized spins of Mn2+ ions and free carriers. This mechanism is enhanced in nanostructures, but it is also present in bulk samples.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)681-688
    Number of pages8
    JournalActa Physica Polonica A
    Issue number4 PART 1
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2005


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