Nanometer scale wire structures fabricated by diffusion-induced selective disordering of a GaAs(AlGaAs) quantum well

Zarem, Hal A.; Sercel, Peter C.; Hoenk, Michael E.; Lebens, John A.; Vahala, Kerry J.
June 1989
Applied Physics Letters;6/26/1989, Vol. 54 Issue 26, p2692
Academic Journal
A shallow zinc diffusion technique is used to selectively disorder a GaAs quantum well creating nanometer scale wire structures. Spectrally resolved cathodoluminescence images of the structures are presented as well as local spectra of cathodoluminescence emission from the structures. Blue shifting of the luminescence from the wire structures is observed.


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