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Quantum size effect of valence band plasmon energies in Si and nanoparticles
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FIG. 1.

Electron microscope image of monodisperse nanoparticle agglomerates with a particle diameter of .

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FIG. 2.

Transmission electron microscope image of Si nanoparticles with an average diameter of .

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FIG. 3.

Auger electron spectra of nanoparticles of different sizes and stoichiometry deposited on Pd.

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FIG. 4.

Auger electron spectra of Si nanoparticles of different sizes deposited on Au.

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FIG. 5.

Experimental ratio (data points) of oxygen and silicon Auger intensities as a function of the reciprocal of the median diameter. The shaded area represents the expected theoretical values according to Eq. (2) for oxide thicknesses between 0.5 and .

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FIG. 6.

EEL spectra from nanoparticles. PL: plasmon loss, : core-level ionization, and IT: interband transition.

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FIG. 7.

EEL spectra from Si nanoparticles and the Si bulk sample.

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FIG. 8.

Observed valence band plasmon energies as a function of the diameter of the particles.

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FIG. 9.

Plasmon energy shift as a function of the diameter on a double logarithmic plot. The blueshifts obey a power law of the particle diameter.


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Scitation: Quantum size effect of valence band plasmon energies in Si and SnOx nanoparticles