Revealing Bound Exciton Physics in Strongly Interacting Band Insulators

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Abstract

The field of excitonics has gained increased attention in the last years, due to the unique properties that excitons manifest in the conversion and transport of energy. Key to these developments is the ability to exploit the physics of these collective charge excitations in materials that are easily fabricated and widely available. Particular interest is being devoted to organic semiconductors, transition metal dichalcogenides and wide-bandgap oxides, following the discovery of bound and resonant excitons in these classes of materials.

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