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April 16th, 2007

Inelastic boron nitride

Abstract:
Of particular interest from the materials scientists' perspective, is the revelation that macroscopic structures in boron nitride emerges from nanostructured molecular solids through weak, van der Waals type interactions. The researchers had demonstrated previously that van der Waals interactions play a critical role in the stability of these boron nitride nanostructures. On the other hand, they are also key to the absorption and emission properties that occur in the blue and near ultraviolet region of the spectrum.

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