Cover page and cover profile in ChemPhysChem: Slicing diamond for direct band gap semiconductors

Silicon adapts in the predominant α modification the cubic diamond structure that significantly limits solar cells efficiency. A surprisingly simple way allows for rebuilding new three-dimensional structures of tetrel elements.

For article see:

L.-A. Jantke, A. J. Karttunen, T. F. Fässler

Slicing Diamond for More sp3 Group 14 Allotropes Ranging from Direct Bandgaps to Poor Metals

DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201700290.

For cover Profile see: DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201700799