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Ag nanoparticles/PPV composite nanofibers with high and sensitive opto-electronic response.

Chen J, Yang P, Wang C, Zhan S, Zhang L, Huang Z, Li W, Wang C, Jiang Z, Shao C - Nanoscale Res Lett (2011)

Bottom Line: The novel Ag nanoparticles/poly(p-phenylene vinylene) [PPV] composite nanofibers were prepared by electrospinning.The Fourier transform infrared spectra suggest that there could be a coordination effect to a certain extent between the Ag atom and the π system of PPV, which is significantly favorable for the dissociation of photoexcitons and the charge transfer at the interface between the Ag nanoparticle and the PPV.The Au top electrode device of the single Ag/PPV composite nanofiber exhibits high and sensitive opto-electronic responses.

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Affiliation: Faculty of Chemistry, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, 130024, People's Republic of China. huangzh295@nenu.edu.cn.

ABSTRACT
The novel Ag nanoparticles/poly(p-phenylene vinylene) [PPV] composite nanofibers were prepared by electrospinning. The transmission electron microscope image shows that the average diameter of composite fibers is about 500 nm and Ag nanoparticles are uniformly dispersed in the PPV matrix with an average diameter of about 25 nm. The Fourier transform infrared spectra suggest that there could be a coordination effect to a certain extent between the Ag atom and the π system of PPV, which is significantly favorable for the dissociation of photoexcitons and the charge transfer at the interface between the Ag nanoparticle and the PPV. The Au top electrode device of the single Ag/PPV composite nanofiber exhibits high and sensitive opto-electronic responses. Under light illumination of 5.76 mW/cm2 and voltage of 20 V, the photocurrent is over three times larger than the dark current under same voltage, which indicates that this kind of composite fiber is an excellent opto-electronic nanomaterial.

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Figure 3: TEM image of an Ag/PPV composite nanofiber.

Mentions: The TEM image of an Ag/PPV composite fiber (Figure 3) shows that the fiber diameter was about 500 nm and the average diameter of Ag nanoparticles was about 25 nm. During electrospinning, the Coulomb repulsion among charged Ag nanoparticles should be the main factor making the Ag nanoparticles uniformly dispersed.


Ag nanoparticles/PPV composite nanofibers with high and sensitive opto-electronic response.

Chen J, Yang P, Wang C, Zhan S, Zhang L, Huang Z, Li W, Wang C, Jiang Z, Shao C - Nanoscale Res Lett (2011)

TEM image of an Ag/PPV composite nanofiber.
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Figure 3: TEM image of an Ag/PPV composite nanofiber.
Mentions: The TEM image of an Ag/PPV composite fiber (Figure 3) shows that the fiber diameter was about 500 nm and the average diameter of Ag nanoparticles was about 25 nm. During electrospinning, the Coulomb repulsion among charged Ag nanoparticles should be the main factor making the Ag nanoparticles uniformly dispersed.

Bottom Line: The novel Ag nanoparticles/poly(p-phenylene vinylene) [PPV] composite nanofibers were prepared by electrospinning.The Fourier transform infrared spectra suggest that there could be a coordination effect to a certain extent between the Ag atom and the π system of PPV, which is significantly favorable for the dissociation of photoexcitons and the charge transfer at the interface between the Ag nanoparticle and the PPV.The Au top electrode device of the single Ag/PPV composite nanofiber exhibits high and sensitive opto-electronic responses.

View Article: PubMed Central - HTML - PubMed

Affiliation: Faculty of Chemistry, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, 130024, People's Republic of China. huangzh295@nenu.edu.cn.

ABSTRACT
The novel Ag nanoparticles/poly(p-phenylene vinylene) [PPV] composite nanofibers were prepared by electrospinning. The transmission electron microscope image shows that the average diameter of composite fibers is about 500 nm and Ag nanoparticles are uniformly dispersed in the PPV matrix with an average diameter of about 25 nm. The Fourier transform infrared spectra suggest that there could be a coordination effect to a certain extent between the Ag atom and the π system of PPV, which is significantly favorable for the dissociation of photoexcitons and the charge transfer at the interface between the Ag nanoparticle and the PPV. The Au top electrode device of the single Ag/PPV composite nanofiber exhibits high and sensitive opto-electronic responses. Under light illumination of 5.76 mW/cm2 and voltage of 20 V, the photocurrent is over three times larger than the dark current under same voltage, which indicates that this kind of composite fiber is an excellent opto-electronic nanomaterial.

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