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May 2014

The Influence of Dopant Distribution on the Plasmonic Properties of Indium Tin Oxide Nanocrystals

Scientific Achievement

Molecular Foundry researchers demonstrated the strong influence of dopant distribution on the optoelectronic properties of colloidal indium tin oxide (ITO) nanocrystals.

Significance and Impact

Understanding the connection between the structural and optoelectronic properties of nanocrystals may enable the engineering of more optimized materials for smart windows, sensors, and other devices.

Research Details

S. D. Lounis, E. L. Runnerstrom, A. Bergerud, D. Nordlund & D. J. Milliron. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014 136, 19.