TITLE

Electric field induced shifts in exciton luminescence in ZnSe/(Zn,Mn)Se superlattices

AUTHOR(S)
Fu, Qiang; Nurmikko, A. V.; Kolodziejski, L. A.; Gunshor, R. L.; Wu, J.-W.
PUB. DATE
August 1987
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;8/24/1987, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p578
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Application of moderate electric fields to ZnSe/(Zn,Mn)Se quantum wells yields distinct spectral shifts of the recombining exciton luminescence. This shows that confinement effects in this heterostructure are sufficient to increase the exciton ionization threshold. At high applied fields and low temperatures, injection of hot electrons from the n+GaAs/ZnSe heterojunction at our substrate/buffer layer excites yellow luminescence from internal transitions of the Mn ion in (Zn,Mn)Se layers.
ACCESSION #
9823943

 

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