Special Issue "Semiconductor Nanoparticles for Electric Device Applications"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2017)
Prof. Dr. Shinya Maenosono
Semiconductor nanoparticles (also known as colloidal quantum dots) have attracted a great deal of attention over the past two decades or more due to their unique size-dependent physical properties, and are exploited as promising materials for a wide range of applications including biological/chemical sensors, bioimaging, optoelectronics, etc. In the early days, II-VI and III-V semiconductor nanoparticles were intensively studied. In recent years, nanoparticles of other semiconductors, such as IV-VI, IV, I-III-VI2 and I2-II-IV-VI4, have become readily available. With this background, many researchers have worked toward the development of electric and/or optoelectronic devices using various kinds of semiconductor nanoparticles.
This Special Issue of Nanomaterials will attempt to cover the recent advancements in the semiconductor nanoparticles for electric device applications, including photovoltaic devices, light emitting devices, thermoelectric devices, and quantum devices.
Prof. Dr. Shinya Maenosono
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