Special Issue "Semiconductor Nanocrystals"


A special issue of Crystals (ISSN 2073-4352).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2014)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Alberta Bonanni
Institute for Semiconductor and Solid State Physics, Johannes Kepler University, Altenbergerstr. 69, A4040 Linz, Austria
Website: http://magicspin.jku.at
E-Mail: alberta.bonanni@jku.at
Phone: +43 732 2468 9664
Fax: +43 732 2468 9696
Interests: crystal growth; synchrotron radiation-based characterization techniques; advanced microscopy; magnetic semiconductors; III-V semiconductors; spintronics

Special Issue Information


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  • embedded nanocrystals
  • nanocrystals formation
  • magnetic nanocrystals
  • (nano)characterization of nanocrystals
  • magnetization of single nanocrystals
  • functionalities of nanocrystals
  • phase diagrams of nanocrystals in a semiconducting host

Published Papers (3 papers)

by ,  and
Crystals 2014, 4(2), 152-167; doi:10.3390/cryst4020152
Received: 8 April 2014; in revised form: 4 June 2014 / Accepted: 6 June 2014 / Published: 23 June 2014
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by  and
Crystals 2012, 2(2), 618-626; doi:10.3390/cryst2020618
Received: 7 December 2011; in revised form: 16 May 2012 / Accepted: 23 May 2012 / Published: 6 June 2012
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by  and
Crystals 2012, 2(1), 78-89; doi:10.3390/cryst2010078
Received: 1 November 2011; in revised form: 30 December 2011 / Accepted: 10 January 2012 / Published: 16 January 2012
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Last update: 28 August 2013

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