Synthesis of luminescent silicon clusters by spark ablation

Saunders, Winston A.; Sercel, Peter C.
September 1993
Applied Physics Letters;9/13/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p1549
Academic Journal
Examines the synthesis of luminescent silicon (Si) clusters by spark ablation from crystalline Si substrate. Diameter range of the clusters; Use of electron microscopy to study the luminescence of Si clusters; Similarity with the luminescence spectra of porous Si.


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