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Absence of redshift in the direct bandgap of silicon nanocrystals with reduced size

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Figure 1: Photoluminescence of bulk and nanocrystalline silicon.


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J.-W.L. was supported by the National Young 1000 Talents Plan and the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC grant 61474116). A.Z. was supported by the US Department of Energy grant DE-FG02-13ER46959 to the University of Colorado, Boulder. I.S., F.P. and J.L. acknowledge support from the Swedish Research Council (VR) through an individual contract and through a Linné grant (ADOPT), and from the Göran Gustafssons Foundation.

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Luo, JW., Li, SS., Sychugov, I. et al. Absence of redshift in the direct bandgap of silicon nanocrystals with reduced size. Nature Nanotech 12, 930–932 (2017).

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