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Forming new energy levels in semiconductor by UV light

  1. May 30, 2014 #1
    A new type of energy storage described which uses quantum way to store energy.


    How exactly new energy levels could form under UV light? What do the mean?
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  3. May 31, 2014 #2


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    I would expect some chemical reaction. UV light should not be able to dislocate atoms in a crystal, but breaking some bonds in some of the materials there is probably possible.
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