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Quantum Dot Wave Function

Quantum dots are like man-made, artificial atoms that are described by discrete states. The images in this series represent the electron densities in a quantum dot artificial atom. The visuals were generated by the nanoelectronic modeling tool called NENO 3-D, and were visualized on the nanoVIS rendering service at www.nanoHUB.org, a rich, Web-based resource for research, education and collaboration in nanotechnology.
Image credit: Wei Qiao, David Ebert, Marek Korkusinski, Gerhard Klimeck; Network for Computational Nanotechnology, Purdue University