Journal of Electronic Materials

, Volume 46, Issue 6, pp 3622–3626 | Cite as

Three-Photon Absorption Induced Photoluminescence in Organo-Lead Mixed Halide Perovskites

  • Thi Van Phan Vu
  • Minh Tu Nguyen
  • Dam Thuy Trang Nguyen
  • Tien Dung Vu
  • Duc Long Nguyen
  • Ngoc Mai An
  • Minh Hieu Nguyen
  • Cong Doanh Sai
  • Van Diep Bui
  • Chi Hieu Hoang
  • Thanh Tu Truong
  • Ngoc Diep Lai
  • Thuat Nguyen-TranEmail author

Organo-lead mixed halide perovskites have been showing remarkable performance for applications in solar cells and are very promising for numerous applications in optoelectronics and nonlinear optics. In this study, we report a room-temperature photoluminescence study of this material by using pulsed excitation laser sources at 1064 nm wavelength. Under our experimental conditions, strong photoluminescence was observed only for bromine-containing perovskites, CH3NH3Pb(I1−xBrx)3, thus suggesting an important role of bromine for photoluminescence of halide perovskites. The experimental results also showed that the photoluminescence peak was blue-shifted from 727 nm to 574 nm when x increased from 1/3 to 1. In particular, the photoluminescence peak featured a third-order dependence on the laser intensity. This direct observation of three-photon absorption-induced photoluminescence of organo-lead mixed halide perovskite materials thus opens up interesting applications in the field of optoelectronics and nonlinear optics.


Three-photon absorption organometal halide perovskite photoluminescence 


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The authors greatly acknowledge the financial support of the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development—NAFOSTED under Project No. 103.02-2014.81 “Synthesis of organic–inorganic perovskite materials for application of absorber layers in hybrid heterojunction solar cells”. The authors would like to thank the Vietnam National University Hanoi for research equipment from the project named “Strengthening research and training capacity in fields of Nanoscience and Technology, and Application in Medical, Pharmaceutical, Food, Biology, Environmental protection and Climate Change adaptation in the direction of sustainable development”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thi Van Phan Vu
    • 1
  • Minh Tu Nguyen
    • 1
  • Dam Thuy Trang Nguyen
    • 2
  • Tien Dung Vu
    • 1
    • 3
  • Duc Long Nguyen
    • 3
  • Ngoc Mai An
    • 1
  • Minh Hieu Nguyen
    • 1
  • Cong Doanh Sai
    • 3
  • Van Diep Bui
    • 1
  • Chi Hieu Hoang
    • 3
  • Thanh Tu Truong
    • 4
  • Ngoc Diep Lai
    • 2
  • Thuat Nguyen-Tran
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Nano and Energy Center, VNU University of ScienceVietnam National UniversityHanoiVietnam
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Photonique Quantique et Moléculaire, UMR 8537, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, CentraleSupélec, CNRSUniversité Paris-SaclayCachanFrance
  3. 3.Faculty of Physics, VNU University of ScienceVietnam National UniversityHanoiVietnam
  4. 4.Faculty of Chemistry, VNU University of ScienceVietnam National UniversityHanoiVietnam

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