superlattice

Also contains definition of: quantum well multilayer
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.S06143
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Source:
PAC, 1994, 66, 1667. (Thin films including layers: terminology in relation to their preparation and characterization (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1672 [Terms] [Paper]