Effect of carbon dots nanomaterial concentration on luminance spectral bandwidth via Kirchoff-Bunsen spectroscope


  • Pramudya Wahyu Pradana Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1005-1448
  • Suparno Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta
  • Eka Ayu Nurbaiti Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta
  • Wipsar Sunu Brams Dwandaru Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta




Concentration, Luminance Spectral Bandwidth, Carbon Dots, Kirchoff-Bunsen Spectroscope


This study aims to determine the effect of the concentration of Carbon Dots on the bandwidth of the Carbon Dots luminescence spectrum. Carbon Dots are produced by ultrasonification method and characterized using UV-Vis spectroscopy, photoluminescence (PL) spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), electron dispersive X-Ray spectroscopy (EDX), X-ray diffraction (XRD), and particle size analyzer (PSA). Measurement of the bandwidth of the Carbon Dots fluorescence spectrum for various concentrations was carried out by irradiating the Carbon Dots sample using a laser with a wavelength of 405 nm and looking at the spectrum of light emitted using a Kirchoff-Bunsen spectroscope.The characterization results show that the resulting Carbon Dots have a light absorption peak at a wavelength of 303 nm, a light wave emission peak at a wavelength of 508.87 nm, the surface structure of the Carbon Dots is in the form of a porous layer, the presence of the dominance of carbon and oxygen atoms in Carbon Dots, an amorphous Carbon Dots structure is observed, and the smallest measured Carbon Dots particle size is 1.12 nm. The results show that increasing the concentration of Carbon Dots causes a tendency to increase the bandwidth of orange, green and blue light spectra emitted by the particles, and in the red color there was no significant effect of increasing the concentration of Carbon Dots on the spectrum. However, increasing the concentration of Carbon Dots actually causes a narrowing of the yellow and violet color spectra.


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How to Cite

P. W. Pradana, Suparno, E. A. Nurbaiti, and W. S. B. Dwandaru, “Effect of carbon dots nanomaterial concentration on luminance spectral bandwidth via Kirchoff-Bunsen spectroscope”, Rev. Mex. Fís., vol. 69, no. 6 Nov-Dec, pp. 061003 1–, Nov. 2023.