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Enhanced Luminescent Stability through Particle Interactions in Silicon Nanocrystal Aggregates

Journal: 
ACS Nano
Volume: 
9
Pages: 
9772-9782
Year Published: 
September, 2015
DOI: 
10.1021/acsnano.5b02676
Solely Supported by the EFRC: 
Not Solely supported by the EFRC
Non-Peer-Reviewed: 
No
Author: 
Miller, Joseph B.
Dandu, Naveen
Velizhanin, Kirill A.
Anthony, Rebecca J.
Kortshagen, Uwe R.
Kroll, Daniel M.
Kilina, Svetlana
Hobbie, Erik K.
Acknowledgements: 
The authors thank Dmitri Kilin and Boris Shklovskii for fruitful discussions and comments. E.K.H. acknowledges the support of the National Science Foundation (NSF) through CBET-1133135 and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) through DE-FG36-08GO88160. R.J.A. and U.R.K. acknowledge primary support through the NSF under MRSEC grant DMR-0819885 and DMR-1420013. K.A.V. was supported by the Center for Advanced Solar Photophysics, an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Office of Science, DOE. S.K. acknowledges financial support of the DOE Early Career Research grant DE-SC008446. For computational resources and administrative support, we thank the Center for Computationally Assisted Science and Technology (CCAST) at North Dakota State University and the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) allocation award 86678, supported by the Office of Science of the DOE under contract no. DE-AC02-05CH11231. Computational work was performed, in part, at the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT), an Office of Science User Facility operated for the DOE Office of Science by Los Alamos National Laboratory (contract DE-AC52-06NA25396) and Sandia National Laboratories (contract DE-AC04-94AL85000).

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