Journal article

Long-Wave Infrared Photodetectors Based on 2D Platinum Diselenide atop Optical Cavity Substrates

Nima Sefidmooye Azar, James Bullock, Vivek Raj Shrestha, Sivacarendran Balendhran, Wei Yan, Hyungjin Kim, Ali Javey, Kenneth B Crozier

ACS NANO | AMER CHEMICAL SOC | Published : 2021


Long-wave infrared (LWIR) photodetection is of high technological importance, having a wide range of applications that include thermal imaging and spectroscopy. Two-dimensional (2D) noble-transition-metal dichalcogenides, platinum diselenide (PtSe2) in particular, have recently shown great promise for infrared detection. However, previous studies have mainly focused on wavelengths up to the short-wave infrared region. In this work, we demonstrate LWIR photodetectors based on multilayer PtSe2. In addition, we present an optical cavity substrate that enhances the light-matter interaction in 2D materials and thus their photodetection performance in the LWIR spectral region. The PtSe2 photocondu..

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