Excitons in Quantum Boxes

  • A. D’Andrea
  • R. Del Sole
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 194)


A variational exciton wavefunction, with vanishing boundary conditions for both electron and hole is applied for the calculation of the exciton ground state energy in a cubic box. Good agreement with the center-of-mass quantization (with dead layer correction) is found for box edges greater than four exciton radii. The calculated oscillator strength is smaller than in slabs.


Oscillator Strength Intermediate Range Exciton State Exciton Energy Exciton Dynamic 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. D’Andrea
    • 1
  • R. Del Sole
    • 2
  1. 1.Ist. Metodologie Avanzate InorganicheCNR, CPIOMonterotondo Scalo(Roma)Italy
  2. 2.Dip. di Fisica Universita’di Roma “Tor Vergata”RomaItaly

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