1 edition of Nanocrystals and quantum dots of group IV semiconductors found in the catalog.
Nanocrystals and quantum dots of group IV semiconductors
T. V. Torchynska
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by T.V. Torchynska, Yu. V. Vorobiev|
|Series||Nanotechnology book series|
|LC Classifications||QC611.8.N33 N365 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 279 p. :|
|Number of Pages||279|
|LC Control Number||2009937553|
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A review of recent advancements in colloidal nanocrystals and quantum-confined nanostructures, Nanocrystal Quantum Dots is the second edition of Semiconductor and Metal Nanocrystals: Synthesis and Electronic and Optical Properties, originally published in This new title reflects the book’s altered focus on semiconductor by: About this book When investigations on semiconductor nanocrystal quantum dots started more than a quarter of a century ago, no one ever believed that nanoparticle research would develop into one of the major fields in modern science.
The basis was laid by studies of photocatalysis and artificial water splitting driven by the former oil crisis. A physics book that covers the optical properties of quantum-confined semiconductor nanostructures from both the theoretical and experimental points of. Nanocrystals and Quantum Dots of Group IV Semiconductors.
Nanocrystals and quantum dots are nanometer-scale semiconductor structures that represent one of the most intensively developing areas of modern semiconductor physics. The optical, magnetic, electronic, mechanical, and biochemical properties of materials are beginning to be modified using nano-scale structures.
This is the first book to specifically focus on semiconductor nanocrystals, and address their synthesis and assembly, optical properties and spectroscopy, and potential areas of nanocrystal-based devices.
The enormous potential of nanoscience to impact on industrial output is now clear. Furthermore, the quantum size effects have resulted in bandgaps significantly blue-shifted from bulk Ge, for smaller Ge1–xSnx nanoalloys (– nm) with indirect energy gaps from eV to eV and direct energy gaps from eV to eV for x = – compositions.
Description "Reflecting recent advancements in colloidal nanocrystals and quantum-confined nanostructures, this second edition focuses on the semiconductor nanocrystals known as nanocrystal quantum dots. At the same time size quantisation was discovered in nanocrystals initiating a fruitful research field on scaling laws of physical and chemical properties of quantum dots.
Especially optical investigations of semiconductor nanocrystals led to fas- nating scientific results. Semiconductor nanocrystals, also known as quantum dots (QDs), are luminescent nanostructured particles with a typical diameter of 2– nm containing roughly –10 atoms from periodic groups II–VI (e.g., cadmium selenide (CdSe), cadmium telluride (CdTe), cadmium sulfide (CdS), and ZnSe) and III–V (e.g., InP and InAs).
Compared to. Menaka Jha, in Handbook of Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications, Abstract. Quantum dots (QD) are semiconductor nanocrystals, which exhibit quantum mechanical behavior arising from the specific size of their energy band gaps.
Due to these properties, QDs find applications in a wide variety of electronics like solar cells, transistors, LEDs, medical imaging, and quantum computing. A review of recent advancements in colloidal nanocrystals and quantum-confined nanostructures, Nanocrystal Quantum Dots is the second edition of Semiconductor and Metal Nanocrystals: Synthesis and Electronic and Optical Properties, originally published in This new title reflects the book’s altered focus on semiconductor s: 2.
ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 29 cm. Contents: Nanocrystals and quantum dots: some physical aspects / T.V. Torchynska --Si and Ge quantum dot structures / T.V. Torchynska --Si nanocrystals and quantum dots embedded in amorphous Si matrix / L. Khomenkova --SiC nanocrystal structures / T.V.
Science l U AAS Semiconductor Clusters, Nanocrystals, and Quantum Dots Author(s): A. Alivisatos Source: Science, New Series, Vol.No. (Feb. 16, ), pp. Nanocrystals of group II-VI semiconductors, known as quantum dots (QDs), in which electrons and holes are three dimensionally confined within the exciton Bohr radius of the material, are characterized by the exceptional optical properties, such as broad absorption and sharp emission bands as well as size-tunable photoluminescence in the visible spectral range.
Assembly of colloidal nanocrystal quantum dots (hereafter referred to simply as nanocrystals, NCs) into thin films 1 is envisaged as a means to. 82 G. Allan, Y.
Niquet, C. Delerue, Quantum confinement energies in zinc-blende III–V and group IV semiconductors. Applied Physics Letters, 77 (), – 83 L.
Wang, A. Zunger, Electronic structure pseudopotential calculations of large (approx atoms) Si quantum dots. Finally, colloidal quantum dots can also be produced from III-V semiconductors and II-VI semiconductors using chemical processes in solutions, usually for use in biological media.
The quantum dots developed in the mids, for example, consisted of a core of cadmium selenide with a shell of zinc sulfide. Current research into semiconductor clusters is focused on the properties of quantum dots-fragments of semiconductor consisting of hundreds to many thousands of atoms-with the bulk bonding geometry and with surface states eliminated by enclosure in a material that has a larger band gap.
Quantum dots exhibit strongly size-dependent optical and electrical properties. Quantum dots (QDs) are tiny semiconductor particles a few nanometres in size, having optical and electronic properties that differ from larger particles due to quantum are a central topic in the quantum dots are illuminated by UV light, an electron in the quantum dot can be excited to a state of higher energy.
Quantum Photonics with Semiconductor Nanocrystals - LDRD-DR Project Center for Advanced Solar Photophysics (CASP) Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) of the United States Department of. Book Description. A review of recent advancements in colloidal nanocrystals and quantum-confined nanostructures, Nanocrystal Quantum Dots is the second edition of Semiconductor and Metal Nanocrystals: Synthesis and Electronic and Optical Properties, originally published in This new title reflects the book’s altered focus on semiconductor nanocrystals.The high temperature synthesis of semiconductor quantum dots has been applied to a broad variety of materials including II-VI, III-V, and IV-VI semiconductors.
Monodisperse nanoparticles of controlled shapes can be made by variants of this method. For example, it is possible to adjust the conditions so that CdSe nucleates in the zincblende.Hands-on nanotechnology content materials based on semiconductor quantum dot nanocrystals were developed for use in a broad range of educational settings including undergraduate major and non.