Optics and Spectroscopy

, Volume 109, Issue 2, pp 268–271 | Cite as

Comparative analysis of Raman spectra of PbS macro- and nanocrystals

  • A. V. Baranov
  • K. V. Bogdanov
  • E. V. Ushakova
  • S. A. Cherevkov
  • A. V. Fedorov
  • S. Tscharntke
Condensed-Matter Spectroscopy


A comparative analysis of the Raman spectra of bulk PbS and PbS nanocrystals with average diameters of 6.6 and 3.8 nm has been performed. It is shown that the bands due to the LO phonons at the Γ point of the Brillouin zone dominate in the first- and second-order Raman spectra of the nanocrystals. Based on the analysis of the relative band intensities for the first- and second-order spectra a qualitative conclusion is drawn: the electron-LO-phonon interaction in PbS nanocrystals increases with a decrease in their size.


Raman Spectrum PbTe PbSe Phonon Dispersion Curve Phonon Band 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Baranov
    • 1
  • K. V. Bogdanov
    • 1
  • E. V. Ushakova
    • 1
  • S. A. Cherevkov
    • 1
  • A. V. Fedorov
    • 1
  • S. Tscharntke
    • 2
  1. 1.St. Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics, and OpticsSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Physical Chemistry/ElectrochemistryTU DresdenDresdenGermany

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