LDRD final report [electronic resource] : energy conversion using chromophore-functionalized carbon nanotubes.

 0 Người đánh giá. Xếp hạng trung bình 0

Tác giả:

Ngôn ngữ: eng

Ký hiệu phân loại: 630.1 Agriculture and related technologies

Thông tin xuất bản: Albuquerque, N.M. : Oak Ridge, Tenn. : Sandia National Laboratories. ; Distributed by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Dept. of Energy, 2010

Mô tả vật lý: Size: 18 p. : , digital, PDF file.

Bộ sưu tập: Metadata

ID: 256963

With the goal of studying the conversion of optical energy to electrical energy at the nanoscale, we developed and tested devices based on single-walled carbon nanotubes functionalized with azobenzene chromophores, where the chromophores serve as photoabsorbers and the nanotube as the electronic read-out. By synthesizing chromophores with specific absorption windows in the visible spectrum and anchoring them to the nanotube surface, we demonstrated the controlled detection of visible light of low intensity in narrow ranges of wavelengths. Our measurements suggested that upon photoabsorption, the chromophores isomerize to give a large change in dipole moment, changing the electrostatic environment of the nanotube. All-electron ab initio calculations were used to study the chromophore-nanotube hybrids, and show that the chromophores bind strongly to the nanotubes without disturbing the electronic structure of either species. Calculated values of the dipole moments supported the notion of dipole changes as the optical detection mechanism.
Tạo bộ sưu tập với mã QR


ĐT: (028) 71010608 | Email: tt.thuvien@hutech.edu.vn

Copyright @2024 THƯ VIỆN HUTECH