Exciton Relaxation Cascade in two-dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenides

@article{Brem2018ExcitonRC,
  title={Exciton Relaxation Cascade in two-dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenides},
  author={Samuel Brem and Malte Selig and Gunnar Berghaeuser and Ermin Malic},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2018},
  volume={8}
}
Monolayers of transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) are characterized by an extraordinarily strong Coulomb interaction giving rise to tightly bound excitons with binding energies of hundreds of meV. Excitons dominate the optical response as well as the ultrafast dynamics in TMDs. As a result, a microscopic understanding of exciton dynamics is the key for a technological application of these materials. In spite of this immense importance, elementary processes guiding the formation and… 
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