TITLE

Large valence-band nonparabolicity and tailorable hole masses in strained-layer superlattices

AUTHOR(S)
Osbourn, G. C.; Schirber, J. E.; Drummond, T. J.; Dawson, L. R.; Doyle, B. L.; Fritz, I. J.
PUB. DATE
September 1986
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/22/1986, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p731
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The two-dimensional, strain-induced light-hole masses in InGaAs strained-layer superlattices are shown to have large nonparabolicity contributions. Calculated hole masses agree with experimental values to within the 20% scatter. The results indicate that these tailorable hole masses could be useful tools for studying two-dimensional valence transport.
ACCESSION #
9820865

 

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