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Breaking Kasha's rule

The emission of visible light from a dye encapsulated within a carbon nanotube gives great hope and new opportunities for the design of nanoscale optoelectronic devices.

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Figure 1: Schematic of excited energy decay processes.


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Yanagi, K., Kataura, H. Breaking Kasha's rule. Nature Photon 4, 200–201 (2010).

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