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According to the news editors, the research concluded: "It is suggested that this silicon epoxide defect may selectively quench photoluminescence (PL) in small silicon nanocrystals (band gap > similar to 2.8 eV), and thus influence both the observed PL yield and PL energy of oxidized silicon nanocrystals."
For more information on this research see: Communication: Non-radiative recombination via conical intersection at a semiconductor defect.
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