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Title: Evidence for the Band‐Edge Exciton of CuInS 2 Nanocrystals Enables Record Efficient Large‐Area Luminescent Solar Concentrators

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  1. Dipartimento di Scienza dei MaterialiUniversità degli studi di Milano‐Bicocca Via Roberto Cozzi 55 IT‐20125 Milano Italy
  2. Glass to Power SpA Via Fortunato Zeni 8 IT‐38068 Rovereto Italy
  3. Dipartimento di EnergiaPolitecnico di Milano Via Ponzio 34/3 IT‐20133 Milano Italy
  4. Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia Via Morego 30 IT‐16163 Genova Italy
  5. Dipartimento di Scienza dei MaterialiUniversità degli studi di Milano‐Bicocca Via Roberto Cozzi 55 IT‐20125 Milano Italy, Glass to Power SpA Via Fortunato Zeni 8 IT‐38068 Rovereto Italy
  6. Dipartimento di EnergiaPolitecnico di Milano Via Ponzio 34/3 IT‐20133 Milano Italy, IFN‐CNR Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32 IT‐20133 Milano Italy
  7. National High Magnetic Field LaboratoryLos Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos NM 87545 USA
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1593164
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Journal Name:
Advanced Functional Materials
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Journal Name: Advanced Functional Materials Journal Volume: 30 Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 1616-301X
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Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Country of Publication:
Germany
Language:
English

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Anand, Abhinav, Zaffalon, Matteo L., Gariano, Graziella, Camellini, Andrea, Gandini, Marina, Brescia, Rosaria, Capitani, Chiara, Bruni, Francesco, Pinchetti, Valerio, Zavelani‐Rossi, Margherita, Meinardi, Francesco, Crooker, Scott A., and Brovelli, Sergio. Evidence for the Band‐Edge Exciton of CuInS 2 Nanocrystals Enables Record Efficient Large‐Area Luminescent Solar Concentrators. Germany: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1002/adfm.201906629.
Anand, Abhinav, Zaffalon, Matteo L., Gariano, Graziella, Camellini, Andrea, Gandini, Marina, Brescia, Rosaria, Capitani, Chiara, Bruni, Francesco, Pinchetti, Valerio, Zavelani‐Rossi, Margherita, Meinardi, Francesco, Crooker, Scott A., & Brovelli, Sergio. Evidence for the Band‐Edge Exciton of CuInS 2 Nanocrystals Enables Record Efficient Large‐Area Luminescent Solar Concentrators. Germany. doi:10.1002/adfm.201906629.
Anand, Abhinav, Zaffalon, Matteo L., Gariano, Graziella, Camellini, Andrea, Gandini, Marina, Brescia, Rosaria, Capitani, Chiara, Bruni, Francesco, Pinchetti, Valerio, Zavelani‐Rossi, Margherita, Meinardi, Francesco, Crooker, Scott A., and Brovelli, Sergio. Mon . "Evidence for the Band‐Edge Exciton of CuInS 2 Nanocrystals Enables Record Efficient Large‐Area Luminescent Solar Concentrators". Germany. doi:10.1002/adfm.201906629.
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title = {Evidence for the Band‐Edge Exciton of CuInS 2 Nanocrystals Enables Record Efficient Large‐Area Luminescent Solar Concentrators},
author = {Anand, Abhinav and Zaffalon, Matteo L. and Gariano, Graziella and Camellini, Andrea and Gandini, Marina and Brescia, Rosaria and Capitani, Chiara and Bruni, Francesco and Pinchetti, Valerio and Zavelani‐Rossi, Margherita and Meinardi, Francesco and Crooker, Scott A. and Brovelli, Sergio},
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doi = {10.1002/adfm.201906629},
journal = {Advanced Functional Materials},
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place = {Germany},
year = {2019},
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