Mechanisms of Strong Photoluminescence from Si Nanocrystals
Photoluminescence mechanisms (models) are reviewed and experimental data are analyzed based on our model, related to direct radiative transitions from the second conduction sub-band to the first one.
T. Puritis et al., "Mechanisms of Strong Photoluminescence from Si Nanocrystals", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 222, pp. 175-180, 2011