Solution-Processable Near-IR Photodetectors Based on Electron Transfer from PbS Nanocrystals to Fullerene Derivatives



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Nanocrystal/fullerene derivative inorganic–organic hybrid photodetectors exhibiting high detectivity for near-IR wavelengths and a linear power dependence are produced. The ultrafast electron transfer from the PbS crystals to the fullerene opens a new route to obtaining efficient photodetectors that are appealing, cost-effective alternatives to the currently available technology.