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Optical Properties of Graphene Nanostructures

  • Alev Devrim GüçlüEmail author
  • Pawel Potasz
  • Marek Korkusinski
  • Pawel Hawrylak
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Part of the NanoScience and Technology book series (NANO)

Abstract

This chapter describes the optical properties of graphene quantum dots. It discusses the size, shape and edge dependence of the energy gap, optical joint density of states, excitons, charged excitons, optical spin blockade and optical control of the magnetic moment in triangular graphene quantum dots with zigzag edges. The electronic and optical properties of colloidal graphene quantum dots, and in particular the spectrum of band-edge excitons is described.

Keywords

Total Spin Additional Electron Zigzag Edge Conduction Band State Calculated Absorption Spectrum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alev Devrim Güçlü
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pawel Potasz
    • 2
  • Marek Korkusinski
    • 3
  • Pawel Hawrylak
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsIzmir Institute of TechnologyIzmirTurkey
  2. 2.Institute of PhysicsWrocław University of TechnologyWrocławPoland
  3. 3.Emerging Technologies Division, Quantum Theory GroupNational Research Council of CanadaOttawaCanada
  4. 4.Department of PhysicsUniversity of OttawaOttawaCanada

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