Photoconductive gain and generation-recombination noise in multiple-quantum-well infrared detectors

Beck, W.A.
December 1993
Applied Physics Letters;12/27/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 26, p3589
Academic Journal
Calculates the photoconductive gain and generation-recombination noise of multiple-quantum-well infrared detectors. Variation of the well capture probability and tunneling fraction of current; Equality of the noise contribution from carrier generation and decay; Condition causing the decrease of the recombination noise.


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