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What does QWR stand for?

QWR stands for quantum wire

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The armchair quantum wire - a macroscopic cable of well-aligned metallic nanotubes - was envisioned by the late Richard Smalley, a Rice University chemist who shared the Nobel Prize for his part in discovering the family of molecules that includes the carbon nanotube.
Instead of mining the Earth for a material with the appropriate material properties, we can just tune the size of the quantum wire or quantum dot to engineer materials with the desired properties.
Discussion begins with the basis for understanding the basic properties of semiconductors and gradually evolves to cover quantum structures- including single, multiple, and quantum wells and the properties of nanomaterial systems, such as quantum wires and dots.
The armchair quantum wire -- a macroscopic cable of well-aligned metallic nanotubes -- was envisioned by the late Richard Smalley, a Rice chemist who shared the Nobel Prize for his part in discovering the family of molecules that includes the carbon nanotube.
It also explores new fields of research that include surface plasmonics and micro-ring resonators and the theory of optical gain and absorption in quantum dots and quantum wires and their uses in semiconductor lasers.