Influence of wetting layer wave functions on carrier capture in quantum dots

Philip Trøst Kristensen, Troels Markussen, Bjarne Tromborg, Jesper Mørk

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Abstract

This work numerically solves the effective mass Schrodinger equation and shows that the capture times are strongly influenced by details of the continuum states not accounted for by the approximate wave functions. Results show that calculations of capture time for phonon mediated carrier capture from a wetting layer into a quantum dot depend critically on the approximations used for the wetting layer wave functions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEQEC '05. European Quantum Electronics Conference, 2005.
Volume29B
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2005
Pages3-3
Article number1567176
ISBN (Print)07-80-38973-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005
EventEuropean Quantum Electronics Conference 2005 - Munich, Germany
Duration: 12 Jun 200517 Jun 2005
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ConferenceEuropean Quantum Electronics Conference 2005
Country/TerritoryGermany
CityMunich
Period12/06/200517/06/2005
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