Distributed Bragg reflectors for visible range applications based on (Zn,Cd,Mg)Se lattice matched to InP

Guo, S. P.; Guo, S.P.; Maksimov, O.; Tamargo, M. C.; Tamargo, M.C.; Peiris, F. C.; Peiris, F.C.; Furdyna, J. K.; Furdyna, J.K.
December 2000
Applied Physics Letters;12/18/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 25
Academic Journal
Lattice-matched (Zn,Cd,Mg)Se epilayers were grown by molecular-beam epitaxy on InP substrates. X-ray diffraction and photoluminescence measurements show the high crystalline quality of the epilayers. Using a prism coupler technique, the index of refraction of the epilayers was investigated at four discrete wavelengths. With these results, (Zn,Cd,Mg)Se-based distributed Bragg reflector structures have been grown, covering nearly the entire visible spectral range. A maximum reflectivity of 95% has been achieved for structures having 16 periods. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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