Measuring the practical particle-in-a-box: orthorhombic perovskite nanocrystals

  title={Measuring the practical particle-in-a-box: orthorhombic perovskite nanocrystals},
  author={Brandon Mitchell and Eric Herrmann and Junhao Lin and Leyre Gomez and Chris de Weerd and Yasufumi Fujiwara and Kazu Suenaga and Tom Gregorkiewicz},
  journal={European Journal of Physics},
A connection between condensed matter physics and basic quantum mechanics is demonstrated as we use the fundamental 3D particle-in-a-box model to explain the optical properties of semiconductor nanocrystals, which are substantially modified due to quantum confinement. We also discuss recent advances in the imaging and measurement capabilities of transmission electron microscopy, which have made it possible to directly image single nanocrystals while simultaneously measuring their characteristic… 
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