Low-Threshold Lasing from 2D Homologous Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Ruddlesden-Popper Perovskite Single Crystals

Chinnambedu Murugesan Raghavan, Tzu Pei Chen, Shao Sian Li, Wei Liang Chen, Chao Yuan Lo, Yu Ming Liao, Golam Haider, Cheng Chieh Lin, Chia Chun Chen, Raman Sankar, Yu Ming Chang, Fang Cheng Chou, Chun Wei Chen

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Organic-inorganic hybrid two-dimensional (2D) perovskites have recently attracted great attention in optical and optoelectronic applications due to their inherent natural quantum-well structure. We report the growth of high-quality millimeter-sized single crystals belonging to homologous two-dimensional (2D) hybrid organic-inorganic Ruddelsden-Popper perovskites (RPPs) of (BA)2(MA)-rfnet-1PbnI3n+1 (n = 1, 2, and 3) by a slow evaporation at a constant-temperature (SECT) solution-growth strategy. The as-grown 2D hybrid perovskite single crystals exhibit excellent crystallinity, phase purity, and spectral uniformity. Low-threshold lasing behaviors with different emission wavelengths at room temperature have been observed from the homologous 2D hybrid RPP single crystals. Our result demonstrates that solution-growth homologous organic-inorganic hybrid 2D perovskite single crystals open up a new window as a promising candidate for optical gain media.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3221-3228
Number of pages8
JournalNano Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 9 2018


  • 2D RPP single crystals
  • lasing
  • photoluminescence
  • solution growth

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering


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