By combining electron diffraction with Rayleigh scattering spectroscopy, we determine the physical structure and optical transition energies of individual single-walled carbon nanotubes. This permits study of the energy-level structure as a function of nanotube chirality.
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M. Y. Sfeir, T. Beetz, F. Wang, L. Huang, X. M. H. Huang, J. Hone, S. P. O'Brien, J. A. Misewich, Y. Zhu, L. E. Brus, and T. F. Heinz, "Simultaneous Determination of Structure and Optical Transitions of Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper QTuD6.
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