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Hybrid Light-Emitting Diodes from Microcontact-Printing Double-Transfer of Colloidal Semiconductor CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots onto Organic Layers

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  • Aurora Rizzo,

    1. NNL, National Nanotechnology Laboratory of CNR-INFM, Distretto Tecnologico ISUFI, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Innovazione, Università del Salento, Via Arnesano Km 5, I-73100 Lecce (Italy)
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  • Marco Mazzeo,

    1. NNL, National Nanotechnology Laboratory of CNR-INFM, Distretto Tecnologico ISUFI, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Innovazione, Università del Salento, Via Arnesano Km 5, I-73100 Lecce (Italy)
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  • Marco Palumbo,

    1. NNL, National Nanotechnology Laboratory of CNR-INFM, Distretto Tecnologico ISUFI, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Innovazione, Università del Salento, Via Arnesano Km 5, I-73100 Lecce (Italy)
    2. Present address: Advanced Technology Institute, Nano-Electronics Centre, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, UK
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  • Gianluca Lerario,

    1. NNL, National Nanotechnology Laboratory of CNR-INFM, Distretto Tecnologico ISUFI, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Innovazione, Università del Salento, Via Arnesano Km 5, I-73100 Lecce (Italy)
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  • Stefania D'Amone,

    1. NNL, National Nanotechnology Laboratory of CNR-INFM, Distretto Tecnologico ISUFI, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Innovazione, Università del Salento, Via Arnesano Km 5, I-73100 Lecce (Italy)
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  • Roberto Cingolani,

    1. NNL, National Nanotechnology Laboratory of CNR-INFM, Distretto Tecnologico ISUFI, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Innovazione, Università del Salento, Via Arnesano Km 5, I-73100 Lecce (Italy)
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  • Giuseppe Gigli

    Corresponding author
    1. NNL, National Nanotechnology Laboratory of CNR-INFM, Distretto Tecnologico ISUFI, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Innovazione, Università del Salento, Via Arnesano Km 5, I-73100 Lecce (Italy)
    • NNL, National Nanotechnology Laboratory of CNR-INFM, Distretto Tecnologico ISUFI, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Innovazione, Università del Salento, Via Arnesano Km 5, I-73100 Lecce (Italy)
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  • The authors gratefully acknowledge Sonia Carallo for etching indium tin oxide (ITO) substrates, Gianmichele Epifani for performing oxygen plasma treatments of ITO substrates, Luigi Carbone for assistance with transmission electron microscopy imaging, and Barbara Cortese and Claudia Piliego for help with scanning electron microscopy imaging.

Abstract

A novel dry deposition approach is developed to transfer arrays of colloidal quantum dots onto organic thin films, as illustrated in the figure. A red light-emitting device combining inorganic and organic components is fabricated based on this simple transfer protocol.

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