TITLE

Effect of annealing on carrier density and Curie temperature in epitaxial (Ga,Mn)As thin films

AUTHOR(S)
Sørensen, B. S.; Lindelof, P. E.; Sadowski, J.; Mathieu, R.; Svedlindh, P.
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;4/7/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 14, p2287
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report a clear correspondence between changes in the Curie temperature and carrier density upon annealing in epitaxially grown (Ga,Mn)As layers with thicknesses in the range between 5 and 20 nm. The changes are dependent on the layer thickness, indicating that the (Ga,Mn)As-GaAs interface has importance for the physical properties of the (Ga,Mn)As layer. The magnetoresistance shows additional features when compared to thick (Ga,Mn)As layers, that are at present of unknown origin.
ACCESSION #
9428272

 

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