TITLE

Energy loss spectra of group III nitrides

AUTHOR(S)
Gavrilenko, V. I.; Gavrilenko, V.I.; Wu, R. Q.; Wu, R.Q.
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;11/6/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Electron energy loss spectra (EELS) of cubic and hexagonal BN, AlN, GaN, and InN have been calculated by using the first principles full potential linearized augmented plane wave method. Accurate calculations of linear optical functions are performed in a photon energy range up to 60 eV. The electron excitation energies related to the bulk plasmons are obtained for both reflection and transmission geometries. The predicted EELS data are discussed in comparison with available experimental results. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
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4413238

 

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