Ilya Sychugov shows his research creating and characterising silicon quantum dots.

Further reading:

Sub-10 nm Si crystalline nanostructures by electron beam induced deposition lithography Sychugov I, Nakayama Y and Mitsuishi K (2010) Nanotechnology 21 285307.

Ultranarrow luminescence linewidth of a silicon nanocrystal and influence of matrixSychugov I, Fucikova A, Pevere F, Yang Z, Veinot J and Linnros J (2014) ACS Photonics 1 998-1005.

Evolution of the ultrafast photoluminescence of colloidal silicon nanocrystals with changing surface chemistryYang Z, de los Reyes G, Titova L, Sychugov I, Dasog M, Linnros J, Hegmann F and Veinot J ACS Photonics 2 595-605.

Near unity internal quantum efficiency of luminescent silicon nanocrystals with ligand passivation Sanghhaleh F, Sychugov I, Yang Z, Veinot J and Linnros J (2015) ACS Nano 9 7097-7104.