Synthesis and luminescence of silicon remnants formed by truncated glassmelt-particle reaction

Risbud, Subhash H.; Li-Chi Liu
September 1993
Applied Physics Letters;9/20/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p1648
Academic Journal
Examines the creation of nanometer sized silicon trapped in a glass matrix based on complete reaction of silicon agglomerates with a viscous molten silicate liquid. Termination of the silicon-melt reaction after variable times; Remnants of pure silicon cores showing green luminescence; Observation of reddish luminescence in porous silicon.


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