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September 11, 2021

Structured multi-part nanocrystals with super light-emitting properties

Researchers combined perovskite nanocubes -- tiny crystals with useful electrical or optical properties -- with spherical nanoparticles to form a regular repeating structure called a superlattice. Some of these structures displayed superfluorescence -- a burst of photons.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant DMR 1606336.]

Learn more in the Iowa State University news story Researchers build structured, multi-part nanocrystals with super light-emitting properties. (Date image taken: May 2021; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 11, 2021)

Credit: Created by Ihor Cherniukh and Maksym Kovalenko, ETH Zurich

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