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B Do quantum dots always have to be semiconductors?

  1. Feb 21, 2017 #1
    Are there insulator quantum dots or conductor quantum dots?
     
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  3. Feb 22, 2017 #2

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    What would the band structure of an insulator quantum dot look like? What would the band structure of a conductor quantum dot look like? How would these affect the absorption and emission of light from these materials?
     
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