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Making the most of photons

The performance of photodetectors based on quantum dots may be improved by exploiting a process called multiple exciton generation.

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Figure 1: Multiple exciton generation (MEG) in a quantum dot.

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Nozik, A. Making the most of photons. Nature Nanotech 4, 548–549 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2009.253

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