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Substrate orientation and alloy composition effects in n-type SiGe quantum cascade structures

Valavanis, A., Ikonic, Z., Lever, L., Evans, C.A. and Kelsall, R.W. (2008) Substrate orientation and alloy composition effects in n-type SiGe quantum cascade structures. In: 2008 5th IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics. Group IV Photonics, 2008 5th IEEE International Conference on, 17-19 Sept. 2008, Sorrento, Italy. IEEE , pp. 251-252. ISBN 978-1-4244-1769-8

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We show using a theoretical self-consistent effective mass/rate equation approach that n-type SiGe-based quantum cascade lasers are potentially made viable by either using the (111) orientation or a Ge-rich substrate.

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Keywords: Ge-Si alloys, optical materials, quantum cascade lasers, semiconductor materialsSiGe, alloy composition effects, n-type quantum cascade lasers, self-consistent effective mass/rate equation, substrate orientation
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Engineering (Leeds) > School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering (Leeds) > Institute of Microwaves and Photonics (Leeds)
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Depositing User: Dr Alexander Valavanis
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2009 10:06
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 17:06
Published Version: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumb...
Status: Published
Publisher: IEEE
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: 10.1109/GROUP4.2008.4638162
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/9027

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