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Triplet state brightens upconversion

Nature Photonicsvolume 12pages378379 (2018) | Download Citation

Efficient photon upconversion is desired for applications ranging from molecular sensing to solar-energy harvesting. Now, the population of hidden triplet state electrons, created on dye antennas and rare-earth-doped nanoparticles, has been amplified to brighten upconversion by five orders of magnitude.

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    • Jiajia Zhou
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