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Title: 2D layering of silicon nanocrystals at TiO 2 /CuI heterojunction for enhanced charge transport

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  1. Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012, India
  2. Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012, India
  3. Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012, India, Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012, India
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Journal Name: Journal of Applied Physics Journal Volume: 125 Journal Issue: 24; Journal ID: ISSN 0021-8979
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Elangovan, Hemaprabha, Kesavan, Arul Varman, Chattopadhyay, Kamanio, and Ramamurthy, Praveen C. 2D layering of silicon nanocrystals at TiO 2 /CuI heterojunction for enhanced charge transport. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1063/1.5093958.
Elangovan, Hemaprabha, Kesavan, Arul Varman, Chattopadhyay, Kamanio, & Ramamurthy, Praveen C. 2D layering of silicon nanocrystals at TiO 2 /CuI heterojunction for enhanced charge transport. United States. doi:
Elangovan, Hemaprabha, Kesavan, Arul Varman, Chattopadhyay, Kamanio, and Ramamurthy, Praveen C. Fri . "2D layering of silicon nanocrystals at TiO 2 /CuI heterojunction for enhanced charge transport". United States. doi:
title = {2D layering of silicon nanocrystals at TiO 2 /CuI heterojunction for enhanced charge transport},
author = {Elangovan, Hemaprabha and Kesavan, Arul Varman and Chattopadhyay, Kamanio and Ramamurthy, Praveen C.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1063/1.5093958},
journal = {Journal of Applied Physics},
number = 24,
volume = 125,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {6}

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