TITLE

Enhancement of carrier lifetime in silicon-doping superlattices

AUTHOR(S)
Landheer, D.; Denhoff, M. W.; Buchanan, M.; Jackman, T. E.; McKinnon, G. H.; Teo, K. H.; Jackman, J. A.
PUB. DATE
March 1988
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/14/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p910
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Silicon-doping superlattices have been grown by molecular beam epitaxy by using a Knudsen cell with boron oxide for p doping and an ion beam doper with arsenic for n doping. Depositions were done through an etched silicon mask to create nini and pipi regions at the edges of mesas to which selective contacts were made with the use of AuSb and PtSi. Recombination lifetimes as long as 14 ms have been measured at 77 K by carrier injection from 503 nm light pulses.
ACCESSION #
9826236

 

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