Molecular beam epitaxy growth of InSb1-xBix thin films

Yuxin Song, Shumin Wang, Ivy Saha Roy, Peixiong Shi, Anders Hallen, Zonghe Lai

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    Abstract

    Molecular beam epitaxy growth for InSb1-xBix thin films on (100) GaAs substrates is reported. Successful Bi incorporation for 2% is achieved, and up to 70% of the incorporated Bi atoms are at substitutional sites. The effects of growth parameters on Bi incorporation and surface morphology are studied. Strong In and Ga inter-diffusion induced by Bi incorporation is observed and discussed.

    Original languageEnglish
    JournalJournal of Crystal Growth
    Volume378
    Pages (from-to)323-328
    ISSN0022-0248
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

    Keywords

    • Molecular beam epitaxy
    • Bismuth compounds
    • Semiconducting III–V materials
    • Semiconducting ternary compounds

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