Strain-induced lateral carrier confinement in quantum wells grafted onto nonplanar substrates

Chan, Winston K.; Ravi, T.S.
September 1992
Applied Physics Letters;9/14/1992, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p1319
Academic Journal
Examines the strain-induced carrier confinement in quantum wells grafted onto nonplanar host substrates. Removal of a thin semiconductor film from grown substrates; Confinement of the strain to regions with red-shifted band gap; Demonstration of altered optical and electrical properties in semiconductors with confined carriers.


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