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June 20, 2019

Visible laser to study semiconductor properties close-up

A visible laser used to study semiconductor properties close-up. Laser light in the visible range is processed for use in the testing of quantum properties in materials in the lab of Carlos Silva, a professor at Georgia Tech’s School of Chemistry and Biochemistry and co-lead on a recent study where researchers uncovered eccentric physics behind next-generation semiconducting materials' potential to transform lighting technology and photovoltaics.

This research was supported in part by the National Science Foundation (grant DMR 1838276). Read more in the Georgia Tech news story Semiconductors come from ornate quantum physics. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: June 20, 2019)

Credit: Georgia Tech/Rob Felt

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