TITLE

Semiconductor absorption in photonic crystals

AUTHOR(S)
Eichmann, R.; Pasenow, B.; Meier, T.; Stroucken, T.; Thomas, P.; Koch, S. W.
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/20/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p355
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Absorption spectra of semiconductor structures in photonic crystal environments are investigated numerically. It is shown that the periodic dielectric structuring changes the local optical and Coulomb interaction properties of semiconductor electron-hole excitations. The structurally induced modifications offer the possibility to design important aspects of the optoelectronic semiconductor properties.
ACCESSION #
8926079

 

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