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Simulating a Nanosized LED (1 of 2)

Caption: This simulation of a 1-nm-wide indium nitride wire shows the distribution of an electron around a positively charged 'hole.' Strong quantum confinement in these small nanostructures enables efficient light emission at visible wavelengths.

Credit: Visualization: Burlen Loring, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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