An artistic representation of a moiré pattern

10 Mar 2022

When two slightly different layers are overlaid at a specific angle, they produce a moiré pattern. In the field of spectroscopy, this pattern results in varying levels of electronic energy across the sample, a phenomenon called moiré potential. The researchers found that excitons tend to be concentrated in areas where the energy is minimal. This image appeared in the press release “Scientists capture the fleeting dance of moiré excitons”.

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