Abstract

Silver sulfide nanocrystals and chalcogenide glasses (ChGs) are two distinct classes of semiconductor materials that have been exploited for new infrared technologies. Each one exhibits particular optoelectronic phenomena, which could be encompassed in a hybrid material. However, the integration of uniformly distributed crystalline phases within an amorphous matrix is not always an easy task. In this paper, we report a single step method to produce Ag2S nanocrystals (NCs) in arsenic trisulfide (As2S3) solution. The preparation is carried out at room temperature, using As2S3, AgCl and propylamine resulting in highly crystalline Ag2S nanoparticles in solution. These solutions are spin-coated on glass and silicon substrates to produce As2S3/Ag2S metamaterials for optoelectronics.

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C. Lu, J. M. P. Almeida, N. Yao, and C. Arnold, “Fabrication of uniformly dispersed nanoparticle-doped chalcogenide glass,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 105(26), 261906 (2014).
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2013 (4)

Y. Zha, M. Waldmann, and C. B. Arnold, “A review on solution processing of chalcogenide glasses for optical components,” Opt. Mater. Express 3(9), 1259–1272 (2013).
[Crossref]

F. Sava, M. Popescu, A. Lorinczi, and A. Velea, “Possible mechanism of Ag photodiffusion in a-As2S3 thin films,” Phys. Status Solidi, B Basic Res. 250(5), 999–1003 (2013).
[Crossref]

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[Crossref]

S. Novak, L. Scarpantonio, J. Novak, M. D. Pre, A. Martucci, J. D. Musgraves, N. D. McClenaghan, and K. Richardson, “Incorporation of luminescent CdSe/ZnS core-shell quantum dots and PbS quantum dots into solution-derived chalcogenide glass films,” Opt. Mater. Express 3(6), 729–738 (2013).
[Crossref]

2012 (5)

M. V. Kovalenko, R. D. Schaller, D. Jarzab, M. A. Loi, and D. V. Talapin, “Inorganically Functionalized PbS-CdS Colloidal Nanocrystals: Integration into Amorphous Chalcogenide Glass and Luminescent Properties,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134(5), 2457–2460 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

S. T. Hussain, S. Abu Bakar, B. Saima, and B. Muhammad, “Low temperature deposition of silver sulfide thin films by AACVD for gas sensor application,” Appl. Surf. Sci. 258(24), 9610–9616 (2012).
[Crossref]

Y. Zhang, G. Hong, Y. Zhang, G. Chen, F. Li, H. Dai, and Q. Wang, “Ag2S quantum dot: a bright and biocompatible fluorescent nanoprobe in the second near-infrared window,” ACS Nano 6(5), 3695–3702 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

G. Hong, J. T. Robinson, Y. Zhang, S. Diao, A. L. Antaris, Q. Wang, and H. Dai, “In Vivo Fluorescence Imaging with Ag2S Quantum Dots in the Second Near-Infrared Region,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 51(39), 9818–9821 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

X. Hou, X. Zhang, W. Yang, Y. Liu, and X. Zhai, “Synthesis of SERS active Ag2S nanocrystals using oleylamine as solvent, reducing agent and stabilizer,” Mater. Res. Bull. 47(9), 2579–2583 (2012).
[Crossref]

2011 (3)

J.-L. Sun, J.-L. Zhu, X. Zhao, and Y. Bao, “Fabrication and photoconductivity of macroscopically long coaxial structured Ag/Ag2S nanowires with different core-to-shell thickness ratios,” Nanotechnology 22(3), 035202 (2011).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

B. J. Eggleton, B. Luther-Davies, and K. Richardson, “Chalcogenide photonics,” Nat. Photonics 5, 141–148 (2011).

J. M. Luther, P. K. Jain, T. Ewers, and A. P. Alivisatos, “Localized surface plasmon resonances arising from free carriers in doped quantum dots,” Nat. Mater. 10(5), 361–366 (2011).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2010 (5)

A. Tubtimtae, K.-L. Wu, H.-Y. Tung, M.-W. Lee, and G. J. Wang, “Ag2S quantum dot-sensitized solar cells,” Electrochem. Commun. 12(9), 1158–1160 (2010).
[Crossref]

D. Tsiulyanu and I. Stratan, “On the photodissolution kinetics of silver in glassy As2S3,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 356(3), 147–152 (2010).
[Crossref]

C. Tsay, E. Mujagić, C. K. Madsen, C. F. Gmachl, and C. B. Arnold, “Mid-infrared characterization of solution-processed As2S3 chalcogenide glass waveguides,” Opt. Express 18(15), 15523–15530 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

C. Tsay, F. Toor, C. F. Gmachl, and C. B. Arnold, “Chalcogenide glass waveguides integrated with quantum cascade lasers for on-chip mid-IR photonic circuits,” Opt. Lett. 35(20), 3324–3326 (2010).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

M. S. Leon-Velazquez, R. Irizarry, and M. E. Castro-Rosario, “Nucleation and Growth of Silver Sulfide Nanoparticles,” J. Phys. Chem. C 114(13), 5839–5849 (2010).
[Crossref]

2009 (1)

M. Kanehara, H. Koike, T. Yoshinaga, and T. Teranishi, “Indium tin oxide nanoparticles with compositionally tunable surface plasmon resonance frequencies in the near-ir region,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131(49), 17736–17737 (2009).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2008 (2)

H. Wang and L. Qi, “Controlled synthesis of Ag2S, Ag2Se, and Ag nanofibers using a general sacrificial template and their application in electronic device fabrication,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 18(8), 1249–1256 (2008).
[Crossref]

R. Chen, N. T. Nuhfer, L. Moussa, H. R. Morris, and P. M. Whitmore, “Silver sulfide nanoparticle assembly obtained by reacting an assembled silver nanoparticle template with hydrogen sulfide gas,” Nanotechnology 19(45), 455604 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2007 (2)

D. Y. Choi, S. Madden, R. P. Wang, A. Rode, M. Krolikowska, and B. Luther-Davies, “Nano-phase separation of arsenic tri-sulphide (As2S3) film and its effect on plasma etching,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 353(8-10), 953–955 (2007).
[Crossref]

A. L. Rogach, A. Eychmüller, S. G. Hickey, and S. V. Kershaw, “Infrared-emitting colloidal nanocrystals: Synthesis, assembly, spectroscopy, and applications,” Small 3(4), 536–557 (2007).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2005 (2)

P. Nemec, J. Jedelsky, M. Frumar, Z. Cernosek, and M. Vlcek, “Structure of pulsed-laser deposited arsenic-rich As-S amorphous thin films, and effect of light and temperature,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 351(43-45), 3497–3502 (2005).
[Crossref]

K. Terabe, T. Hasegawa, T. Nakayama, and M. Aono, “Quantized conductance atomic switch,” Nature 433(7021), 47–50 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2004 (1)

A. I. Kryukov, A. L. Stroyuk, N. N. Zin’chuk, A. V. Korzhak, and S. Y. Kuchmii, “Optical and catalytic properties of Ag2S nanoparticles,” J. Mol. Catal. Chem. 221(1-2), 209–221 (2004).
[Crossref]

2003 (2)

A. Zakery and S. R. Elliott, “Optical properties and applications of chalcogenide glasses: a review,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 330(1-3), 1–12 (2003).
[Crossref]

T. Wagner, T. Kohoutek, M. Vlcek, M. Munzar, and M. Frumar, “Spin-coated Ag-x(As0.33S0.67)(100-x) films: preparation and structure,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 326-327, 165–169 (2003).
[Crossref]

2002 (1)

K. Terabe, T. Nakayama, T. Hasegawa, and M. Aono, “Formation and disappearance of a nanoscale silver cluster realized by solid electrochemical reaction,” J. Appl. Phys. 91(12), 10110–10114 (2002).
[Crossref]

2001 (2)

X. Michalet, F. Pinaud, T. D. Lacoste, M. Dahan, M. P. Bruchez, A. P. Alivisatos, and S. Weiss, “Properties of fluorescent semiconductor nanocrystals and their application to biological labeling,” Single Molecules 2(4), 261–276 (2001).
[Crossref]

M. S. Iovu, S. D. Shutov, A. M. Andriesh, E. I. Kamitsos, C. P. E. Varsamis, D. Furniss, A. B. Seddon, and M. Popescu, “Spectroscopic studies of bulk As2S3 glasses and amorphous films doped with Dy, Sm and Mn,” J. Optoelectron. Adv. Mater. 3, 443–454 (2001).

2000 (1)

K. Akamatsu, S. Takei, M. Mizuhata, A. Kajinami, S. Deki, S. Takeoka, M. Fujii, S. Hayashi, and K. Yamamoto, “Preparation and characterization of polymer thin films containing silver and silver sulfide nanoparticles,” Thin Solid Films 359(1), 55–60 (2000).
[Crossref]

1995 (1)

A. B. Seddon, “Chalcogenide glasses - A review of their preparation, properties and applications,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 184, 44–50 (1995).
[Crossref]

1991 (1)

S. R. Elliott, “A unified mechanism for metal photodissolution in amorphous chalcogenide materials,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 130(1), 85–97 (1991).
[Crossref]

1983 (2)

G. C. Chern and I. Lauks, “Spin coated amorphous chalcogenide films - structural characterization,” J. Appl. Phys. 54(5), 2701–2705 (1983).
[Crossref]

G. C. Chern, I. Lauks, and A. R. McGhie, “Spin coated amorphous chalcogenide films - thermal properties,” J. Appl. Phys. 54(8), 4596–4601 (1983).
[Crossref]

1982 (1)

G. C. Chern and I. Lauks, “Spin-coated amorphous chalcogenide films,” J. Appl. Phys. 53(10), 6979–6982 (1982).
[Crossref]

Abu Bakar, S.

S. T. Hussain, S. Abu Bakar, B. Saima, and B. Muhammad, “Low temperature deposition of silver sulfide thin films by AACVD for gas sensor application,” Appl. Surf. Sci. 258(24), 9610–9616 (2012).
[Crossref]

Akamatsu, K.

K. Akamatsu, S. Takei, M. Mizuhata, A. Kajinami, S. Deki, S. Takeoka, M. Fujii, S. Hayashi, and K. Yamamoto, “Preparation and characterization of polymer thin films containing silver and silver sulfide nanoparticles,” Thin Solid Films 359(1), 55–60 (2000).
[Crossref]

Alivisatos, A. P.

J. M. Luther, P. K. Jain, T. Ewers, and A. P. Alivisatos, “Localized surface plasmon resonances arising from free carriers in doped quantum dots,” Nat. Mater. 10(5), 361–366 (2011).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

X. Michalet, F. Pinaud, T. D. Lacoste, M. Dahan, M. P. Bruchez, A. P. Alivisatos, and S. Weiss, “Properties of fluorescent semiconductor nanocrystals and their application to biological labeling,” Single Molecules 2(4), 261–276 (2001).
[Crossref]

Almeida, J. M. P.

C. Lu, J. M. P. Almeida, N. Yao, and C. Arnold, “Fabrication of uniformly dispersed nanoparticle-doped chalcogenide glass,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 105(26), 261906 (2014).
[Crossref]

Andriesh, A. M.

M. S. Iovu, S. D. Shutov, A. M. Andriesh, E. I. Kamitsos, C. P. E. Varsamis, D. Furniss, A. B. Seddon, and M. Popescu, “Spectroscopic studies of bulk As2S3 glasses and amorphous films doped with Dy, Sm and Mn,” J. Optoelectron. Adv. Mater. 3, 443–454 (2001).

Antaris, A. L.

G. Hong, J. T. Robinson, Y. Zhang, S. Diao, A. L. Antaris, Q. Wang, and H. Dai, “In Vivo Fluorescence Imaging with Ag2S Quantum Dots in the Second Near-Infrared Region,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 51(39), 9818–9821 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Aono, M.

K. Terabe, T. Hasegawa, T. Nakayama, and M. Aono, “Quantized conductance atomic switch,” Nature 433(7021), 47–50 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

K. Terabe, T. Nakayama, T. Hasegawa, and M. Aono, “Formation and disappearance of a nanoscale silver cluster realized by solid electrochemical reaction,” J. Appl. Phys. 91(12), 10110–10114 (2002).
[Crossref]

Arnold, C.

C. Lu, J. M. P. Almeida, N. Yao, and C. Arnold, “Fabrication of uniformly dispersed nanoparticle-doped chalcogenide glass,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 105(26), 261906 (2014).
[Crossref]

Arnold, C. B.

Bao, Y.

J.-L. Sun, J.-L. Zhu, X. Zhao, and Y. Bao, “Fabrication and photoconductivity of macroscopically long coaxial structured Ag/Ag2S nanowires with different core-to-shell thickness ratios,” Nanotechnology 22(3), 035202 (2011).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Bruchez, M. P.

X. Michalet, F. Pinaud, T. D. Lacoste, M. Dahan, M. P. Bruchez, A. P. Alivisatos, and S. Weiss, “Properties of fluorescent semiconductor nanocrystals and their application to biological labeling,” Single Molecules 2(4), 261–276 (2001).
[Crossref]

Cantrell, S. J.

Y. Zha, S. Fingerman, S. J. Cantrell, and C. B. Arnold, “Pore formation and removal in solution-processed amorphous arsenic sulfide films,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 369, 11–16 (2013).
[Crossref]

Castro-Rosario, M. E.

M. S. Leon-Velazquez, R. Irizarry, and M. E. Castro-Rosario, “Nucleation and Growth of Silver Sulfide Nanoparticles,” J. Phys. Chem. C 114(13), 5839–5849 (2010).
[Crossref]

Cernosek, Z.

P. Nemec, J. Jedelsky, M. Frumar, Z. Cernosek, and M. Vlcek, “Structure of pulsed-laser deposited arsenic-rich As-S amorphous thin films, and effect of light and temperature,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 351(43-45), 3497–3502 (2005).
[Crossref]

Chen, G.

Y. Zhang, G. Hong, Y. Zhang, G. Chen, F. Li, H. Dai, and Q. Wang, “Ag2S quantum dot: a bright and biocompatible fluorescent nanoprobe in the second near-infrared window,” ACS Nano 6(5), 3695–3702 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Chen, R.

R. Chen, N. T. Nuhfer, L. Moussa, H. R. Morris, and P. M. Whitmore, “Silver sulfide nanoparticle assembly obtained by reacting an assembled silver nanoparticle template with hydrogen sulfide gas,” Nanotechnology 19(45), 455604 (2008).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Chern, G. C.

G. C. Chern and I. Lauks, “Spin coated amorphous chalcogenide films - structural characterization,” J. Appl. Phys. 54(5), 2701–2705 (1983).
[Crossref]

G. C. Chern, I. Lauks, and A. R. McGhie, “Spin coated amorphous chalcogenide films - thermal properties,” J. Appl. Phys. 54(8), 4596–4601 (1983).
[Crossref]

G. C. Chern and I. Lauks, “Spin-coated amorphous chalcogenide films,” J. Appl. Phys. 53(10), 6979–6982 (1982).
[Crossref]

Choi, D. Y.

D. Y. Choi, S. Madden, R. P. Wang, A. Rode, M. Krolikowska, and B. Luther-Davies, “Nano-phase separation of arsenic tri-sulphide (As2S3) film and its effect on plasma etching,” J. Non-Cryst. Solids 353(8-10), 953–955 (2007).
[Crossref]

Dahan, M.

X. Michalet, F. Pinaud, T. D. Lacoste, M. Dahan, M. P. Bruchez, A. P. Alivisatos, and S. Weiss, “Properties of fluorescent semiconductor nanocrystals and their application to biological labeling,” Single Molecules 2(4), 261–276 (2001).
[Crossref]

Dai, H.

Y. Zhang, G. Hong, Y. Zhang, G. Chen, F. Li, H. Dai, and Q. Wang, “Ag2S quantum dot: a bright and biocompatible fluorescent nanoprobe in the second near-infrared window,” ACS Nano 6(5), 3695–3702 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

G. Hong, J. T. Robinson, Y. Zhang, S. Diao, A. L. Antaris, Q. Wang, and H. Dai, “In Vivo Fluorescence Imaging with Ag2S Quantum Dots in the Second Near-Infrared Region,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 51(39), 9818–9821 (2012).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Deki, S.

K. Akamatsu, S. Takei, M. Mizuhata, A. Kajinami, S. Deki, S. Takeoka, M. Fujii, S. Hayashi, and K. Yamamoto, “Preparation and characterization of polymer thin films containing silver and silver sulfide nanoparticles,” Thin Solid Films 359(1), 55–60 (2000).
[Crossref]

Diao, S.

G. Hong, J. T. Robinson, Y. Zhang, S. Diao, A. L. Antaris, Q. Wang, and H. Dai, “In Vivo Fluorescence Imaging with Ag2S Quantum Dots in the Second Near-Infrared Region,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 51(39), 9818–9821 (2012).
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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Absorption spectra of As2S3 and AgCl dissolved in propylamine, and the resulting solution after mixing As2S3/AgCl in a ratio of 1/0.25 ml. The inset shows the variation of the absorption edge (Δλcutoff) over the time of As2S3:AgCl solution.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) TEM image of the NCs disperse in As2S3:AgCl solution and its electron diffraction pattern in which seven crystallographic planes corresponding to monoclinic Ag2S were identified. (b) HRTEM of a single particle, with diameter of 12 nm, where the interplanar distances match to (120), ( 1 ¯ 03) and (031) planes of Ag2S.

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Fig. 3

XRD pattern of the precipitate formed by mixing the solutions of As2S3 hundredfold diluted and AgCl (regular concentration) in propylamine. Monoclinic Ag2S and cubic AgCl were identified using ICDD.

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Fig. 4

Raman shift of As2S3 and As2S3:NCs thin films, in which the amorphous structure was lightly affected by the presence of Ag2S NCs.

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Table 1 Raman signature of As2S3 and As2S3:NPs thin films.

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