Energy Levels, Radiative, and Nonradiative Transitions in Molecules and Semiconductors

  • Orazio Svelto


Chapter 3 specializes some of the results and considerations from preceding chapters to the somewhat more complicated case of molecules and semiconductors. Particular emphasis is given to semiconductors in either bulk or quantum well form, since these play an increasingly important role as laser media.


Conduction Band Valence Band Quantum Well Vibrational Level Ground Electronic State 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Orazio Svelto
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  1. 1.Polytechnic Institute of Milan and National Research CouncilMilanItaly

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