TITLE

Carrier relaxation dynamics for As defects in GaN

AUTHOR(S)
Gil, Bernard; Morel, Aurélien; Taliercio, Thierry; Lefebvre, Pierre; Foxon, C. T.; Harrison, I.; Winser, A. J.; Novikov, S. V.
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;7/2/2001, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Long decay times in the 50-150 ns range have been measured for the characteristic blue photoluminescence that peaks at 2.6 eV in GaN:As. We interpret these long decay times according to the theoretical predictions that this blue photoluminescence is caused by the incorporation of arsenic on the gallium site. The long decay times are characteristics of the large lattice relaxation for such a deep donor with a negative-U center behavior. © 2001 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
4710049

 

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