Concluding Remarks and Outlook

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Materials book series (BRIEFSMATERIALS)


In this book, we have demonstrated that liganded gold and silver quantum clusters can be viewed as a new class of nonlinear optical materials. Recent studies have clearly demonstrated that ligated noble [silver (Ag), gold (Au), …] metal NCs, with few to hundred atoms exhibit remarkable nonlinearities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut Lumière Matière, UMR5306 - UCBL - CNRSVilleurbanneFrance
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryHumboldt-Universität zu BerlinBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Center of excellence for Science and Technology-Integration of Mediterranean region (STIM) at Interdisciplinary Center for Advanced Sciences and Technology (ICAST)University of SplitSplitRepublic of Croatia

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