Quantum confinement in amorphous silicon quantum dots embedded in silicon nitride

Nae Man Park, Chel Jong Choi, Tae Yeon Seong, Seong Ju Park

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Well-organized and well-surface passivated a-Si quantum dots (QDs) were grown in a silicon nitride film by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition. The photoluminescence and optical absorption measurements showed convincing evidence of the quantum confinement effect in a-Si QDs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1355-1357
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Feb 12
Externally publishedYes


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