Single-mode lasing from colloidal water-soluble CdSe/CdS quantum dot-in-rods.

@article{DiStasio2015SinglemodeLF,
  title={Single-mode lasing from colloidal water-soluble CdSe/CdS quantum dot-in-rods.},
  author={Francesco Di Stasio and Joel Q. Grim and Vladimir Lesnyak and Prachi Rastogi and Liberato Manna and Iwan Moreels and Roman Krahne},
  journal={Small},
  year={2015},
  volume={11 11},
  pages={
          1328-34
        }
}
Core-shell CdSe/CdS nanocrystals are a very promising material for light emitting applications. Their solution-phase synthesis is based on surface-stabilizing ligands that make them soluble in organic solvents, like toluene or chloroform. However, solubility of these materials in water provides many advantages, such as additional process routes and easier handling. So far, solubilization of CdSe/CdS nanocrystals in water that avoids detrimental effects on the luminescent properties poses a… 

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