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March 2019

Observation of moiré excitons in WSe2/WS2 heterostructure superlattices

Scientific Achievement

Observation of distinct moiré superlattice exciton states in WSe2/WS2 heterostructures using optical spectroscopy

Significance and Impact

Moiré exciton bands provide an promising platform to realize novel excited states of matter

Research Details

C. Jin, E. C. Regan, A. Yan, M. I. B. Utama, D. Wang, S. Zhao, Y. Qin, S. Yang, Z. Zheng, S. Shi, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, S. Tongay, A. Zettl, F. Wang. Nature (2019). doi:10.1038/s41586-019-0976-y.