Phonon-assisted carrier capture into a quantum well in an electric field

Thibaudeau, L.; Vinter, B.
October 1994
Applied Physics Letters;10/17/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 16, p2039
Academic Journal
Investigates the capture of electrons in a quantum well (QW) by phonon scattering. Presentation of calculated electron wave function shape; Examination of carrier capture mechanisms in QW for unbiased structures; Expression for time constant associated with exchange of electrons between fundamental ground and continuum states.


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