Measurement of nonuniform distribution of strain in InGaAs/GaAs quantum wires

Yu-Pei Chen; Reed, Jason D.
October 1994
Applied Physics Letters;10/24/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 17, p2202
Academic Journal
Observes nonuniform strain distribution in In[sub 02.]Ga[sub 0.8]As/GaS strained wires. Subjection of the wire under a larger compressive strain in the growth direction than the center of the wire; Presence of the GaAs in a vertical tensile strain by the InGaAs wire; Modification of the assumptions of a theory predicting the absence of quantum confinement.


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