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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    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.
    Publication date2005
    Article number1567176
    ISBN (Print)07-80-38973-5
    Publication statusPublished - 2005
    EventEuropean Quantum Electronics Conference 2005 - Munich, Germany
    Duration: 12 Jun 200517 Jun 2005


    ConferenceEuropean Quantum Electronics Conference 2005
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