We calculate carrier capture rates into cone- and truncated-cone-shaped quantum dots mediated by Auger processes. It is demonstrated that the capture rates depend strongly on both dot size and shape. The importance of phonon-mediated versus the Auger-mediated capture processes is discussed.
|Journal||Physical Review B Condensed Matter|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|
Bibliographical noteCopyright (2003) American Physical Society