Si nanocrystals obtained through polymer pyrolysis

Gian Domenico Sorarù*, Stefano Modena, Paolo Bettotti, Gobind Das, Gino Mariotto, Lorenzo Pavesi

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    Silicon nanocrystals obtained through polymer pyrolysis were investigated. The starting precursor was a sol-gel derived polysiloxane containing only Si-H groups. X-ray diffraction and Raman scattering were used for the analysis. Room temperature luminescence experiments were also performed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)749-751
    Number of pages3
    JournalApplied Physics Letters
    Issue number4
    StatePublished - Jul 28 2003

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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