Screening of excitons in single, suspended carbon nanotubes

Andrew G. Walsh*, A. Nickolas Vamivakas, Yan Yin, Stephen B. Cronin, Bennett B. Goldberg, Selim Unlu, Anna K. Swan

*Corresponding author for this work

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We study suspended carbon nanotubes using resonant Raman spectroscopy before and after immersion in water and observe red shifts up to 30 meV in the optical transition energies. We thus quantify the effect of screening.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528187, 9781557528186
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2006 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 10 2006Oct 10 2006

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2006
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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