Electron-electron and electron-hole interactions in small semiconductor crystallites : The size dependence of the lowest excited electronic state

@article{Brus1984ElectronelectronAE,
  title={Electron-electron and electron-hole interactions in small semiconductor crystallites : The size dependence of the lowest excited electronic state},
  author={L. Brus},
  journal={SPIE milestone series},
  year={1984},
  volume={180},
  pages={23-29}
}
  • L. Brus
  • Published 1984
  • Chemistry, Materials Science
  • SPIE milestone series
  • We model, in an elementary way, the excited electronic states of semiconductor crystallites sufficiently small (∼ 50 A diam) that the electronic properties differ from those of bulk materials. In this limit the excited states and ionization processes assume a molecular-like character. However, diffraction of bonding electrons by the periodic lattice potential remains of paramount importance in the crystallite electronic structure. Schrodinger's equation is solved at the same level of… CONTINUE READING
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