By using our website, you are agreeing to cookies being stored and Google Analytics being used on your device in order to offer the best possible service. You can find more information on thishere.
Austria.
Where Your Profits Grow Sky High.

Vienna University of Technology: Light from exotic particle states

The exciton team at the Vienna University of Technology © Vienna University of Technology

Light is generated with the help of exotic “exciton clusters” in layers of just a few atoms thickness. When particles bond in free space, they normally create atoms or molecules. However, much more exotic bonding states can be produced inside solid objects. Now this has been utilized at the Vienna University of Technology. So-called “multi-particle exciton clusters” have been produced by applying electrical pulses to extremely thin layers of material made from tungsten and selenium or sulphur. These exciton clusters are bonding states made up of electrons and “holes” in the material and can be converted into light. The result is an innovative form of light-emitting diode in which the wavelength of the desired light can be controlled with high precision. These findings have now been published in the scientific journal “Nature Communications”.

“Our luminous layer system not only represents a great opportunity to study excitons, but is also an innovative source of light”, says Matthias Paur, lead author of the study. “As a result, we now have a light-emitting diode whose wavelength can be specifically influenced – in fact very easily, simply by changing the shape of the electrical pulse applied.”

Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Share on Linkedin

Testimonials

Events

Meet us at events, seminars and trade shows - worldwide.

  • Life Sciences Wien - Ein Markt mit vielen Chancen

    28.01.2021, 10:00 - 11:30 (CET), Online Conference

  • Meet us @ HTH Styria!

    28.1.2021, 10:00 - 16:15 (CET) , Online Conference

Austria Map

Find the perfect location for your company

The new Amazon distribution center in Großebersdorf is our first logistics site in Austria It will enable us to create additional and more flexible delivery capacities for the benefit of customers. We feel that we are in good hands, also thanks to the support of ABA – Invest in Austria.

Amazon

amazon.de
More testimonials

news from the business location Austria

Austrian government creates investment premium for investors

The economic and financial consequences of the COVID-19 crisis pose major challenges to companies. In order to strengthen the Austrian business location, the Austrian Federal Government has resolved upon a new investment promotion program for companies with a total volume of EUR 3 billion, which will be further increased, if necessary.

Support measures for companies affected by COVID-19

To stimulate the economy, either new programs may be established as a result of the draft law or existing support programs (e.g. aws, ÖHT) will be expanded. All measures introduced are intended to be applicable immediately and will be in force until the end of 2020. The measures currently introduced include the following areas:

More news All blog posts