Size-tunable UV-luminescent silicon nanocrystals

Naoto Shirahata, Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, Yoshio Sakka, Tohru Tsuruoka

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Silicon quantum dots that emit light in the wavelength range of 300 to 450 nm are fabricated. Size-tunable UV luminescence is achieved by precise control of the diameter of the nanocrystals and complete surface passivation with alkoxy monolayers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)915-921
Number of pages7
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Apr 23
Externally publishedYes


  • Nanocrystalline materials
  • Photoluminescence
  • Quantum Dots
  • Silicon
  • UV luminescence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Biomaterials
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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