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Quantum well structures for infrared photodetection

Wei Shi

Quantum well structures for infrared photodetection

by Wei Shi

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementWei Shi and D.H. Zhang
ContributionsZhang, D. H. (Dao Hua), 1950-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC176.8.Q35 S475 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24467911M
ISBN 109781616683689
LC Control Number2010012242

Quantum Well Infrared Detectors: Basics Ga As x 1-x Al Ga As x 1-x Al Ga As d ∆Ec +++ Silicium hν MBE growth GaAs substrate GaAs well Al XGa 1-XAs barrier Silicon doped ⇒⇒⇒⇒carriers = electrons TEM picture Modulated conduction band ⇓⇓⇓⇓ Quantum levels in wells • Thermal stability • Uniformity • 3", 4", 6" substrates. A detector of infrared radiation composed of numerous alternating layers of controlled thickness of gallium arsenide and aluminum gallium arsenide; the spectral response of the device can be tailored within broad limits by adjusting the aluminum-to-gallium ratio and the thicknesses of .

High-speed, room-temperature, quantum well infrared photodetectors (QWIPs) at λ ∼ μm have been realized in a strain compensated In Ga As/Al Ga As heterostructure grown on a GaAs substrate. The high-speed properties at room temperature have been optimized by using a specifically designed air-bridge structure, which greatly reduces the time constant of the effective RC Cited by: 4. Quantum Well Infrared Detector Jie Zhang, Win-Ching Hung Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Outline Introduction Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors QWIP Focal Plane Arrays Applications Summary Atmospheric transmittance Space-Based Missions Detecting Infrared Radiation HgCdTe semiconductors Schottky barriers on Si SiGe heterojunctions AlGaAs MQWs GaInSb strain .

wells. A distinguishing feature of QW infrared detectors is that they can be implemented in chemically stable wide-band-gap materials as a result of the use of intraband pro-cesses. Among the different types of quantum well infrared photodetectors ~QWIP’s!, the technology of GaAs/AlGaAs multiple-quantum-well ~MQW! detectors is the mostFile Size: 1MB. From semiconductor quantum well structures to the currently hottest metamaterials, the conquest of nano-world has been occurring in almost every field of research. In the field of quantum well structures for infrared photodetection, the inclusion of dilute nitride layers in the mature GaAs based quantum well structures results in a TE dominate photocurrent and the incorporation of nitrogen in.


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So far, the ‘king’ of infrared detectors has been the HgCdTe intrinsic photodetector (MCT). HgCdTe is the most studied semiconductor material for IR detectors and it is the standard against which all of other IR photon detectors are matched against. 2, 3, 4 It has very high quantum efficiency and detectivity: at 77 K, a reported quantum efficiency exceeding 70%.

and a detectivity exceeding. Addressed to both students as a learning text and scientists/engineers as a reference, this book discusses the physics and applications of quantum-well infrared photodetectors (QWIPs). It is assumed that the reader has a basic background in quantum mechanics, solid-state physics, and Cited by: Room Temperature Terahertz Photodetection in Atomic and Quantum Well Realized Structures Article (PDF Available) in Progress In Electromagnetics Research B.

Comparing QDIPs with other types of IR photodetectors, such as quantum-well infrared photodetectors (QWIP) or HgCdTe-based photodiodes, QDIP has lower quantum efficiency mainly because of the small absorption cross-section and discrete density states of QDs (Rogalskil et al., ; Vandervelde et al., ; Martyniuk and Rogalski, ; Asano.

In his historic paper entitled "The Quantum Theory of Optical Coherence," Roy J. Glauber set a solid foundation for the quantum electronics/quantum optics enterprise.

The experimental development of the optical maser and later laser at that time had made the classical concept of optical coherence inadequate. Glauber started from the quantum theory of light detection by considering the process. A Quantum Well Infrared Photodetector (QWIP) is an infrared photodetector, which uses electronic intersubband transitions in quantum wells to absorb photons.

In order to be used for infrared detection, the parameters of the quantum wells in the quantum well infrared photodetector are adjusted so that the energy difference between its first and second quantized states match the incoming.

Herein, two challenges are addressed, which quantum well infrared photodetectors (QWIPs), based on III‐V semiconductors, face, namely: photodetection within the so‐called “forbidden gap. Asymmetric Quantum-well structure 8 Thesis Outline 12 Chapter 2 Optical Absorption in Quantum Wells 16 Infrared Photodetection 17 Traditional interband based detectors and intraband QWIPs 20 Quantum well Infrared Photodetector (QWIP) 23 Intersubband absorption between bound states 25 Asymmetric Quantum Well Get this from a library.

The physics of quantum well infrared photodetectors. [K K Choi] -- In the past, infrared imaging has been used exclusively for military applications. In fact, it can also be useful in a wide range of scientific and commercial applications.

However, its wide spread. A recent report by Tang et al. showed such a detector based on HgSe colloidal quantum dots with integrated Au disk arrays, reaching 2 ≈ 5 times enhancement to the responsivity in MWIR and LWIR.

97 In the different case of epitaxial quantum well infrared photodetectors, 2D hole arrays (2DHAs) made in metal thin films are recently widely Cited by: Two novel molecular‐beam epitaxially grown quantum well device structures for 3–5 and 8–12 μm photodetection and integrated optics are presented, both of which rely intimately upon the ability of molecular‐beam epitaxy to precisely reproduce demanding layer sequences.

The first structure combines single‐mode infrared waveguiding, grating‐coupling, and intersubband absorption at 10 Cited by: 6.

Recently, there is an emerging infrared technology based on quantum well intersubband transition in III-V compound semiconductors.

With the new technology, these impedances can be eliminated and a new era of infrared imaging is in sight. ricating quantum-well infrared photode-tectors (QWIPs) having multiple-quan-tum-well (MQW) structures are now well established.

In the present research on DWELL-QDIPs, the arts of fabrication of QDs and QWIPs are combined with a view toward overcoming the deficiencies of prior QDIPs. The longer-term goal is to develop focal-plane arrays of.

We provide theoretical consideration of intersubband transitions designed in the ultra-wide bandgap aluminum gallium oxide [(AlxGa1 − x)2O3]/gallium oxide (Ga2O3) quantum well system.

Conventional. We have investigated photovoltaic quantum well (QW) intersubband infrared detector structures in which the photovoltaic behavior is caused by internal electric fields across the barrier regions.

The photovoltage arises from a rectification of the photoexcited carrier transport in the barrier by: 2. : Quantum Structure Infrared Photodetectors: Charge Transport and Noise: Noise Measurement, Analysis and Charge Transport Modeling in Quantum Well and Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors (): Riccardo Introzzi, Anna Carbone: BooksAuthor: Riccardo Introzzi, Anna Filomena Carbone.

All objects emit infrared radiation and the characteristics of the infrared radiation are primarily dependent on the temperature of the object. One of. Journal of Applied Physics reports significant new experimental and theoretical results in applied physics research. Topics include materials physics, magnetism, applied biophysics, devices and sensors, nanoscale systems, surfaces and interfaces.

Abstract. Based on analytic formulas and numerical simulations, we propose a plasmonic cavity with a top Au grating and bottom Au film to enhance quantum-well infrared photodetectors (QWIPs) operating at wavelengths between 2 to 30 using plasmonic cavity modes, QWIPs can detect light even at normal by:.

The SiGe structures provide photodetection of infrared light for the widely used telecom wavelengths of and µm, for which the silicon itself is transparent and unsuitable due to negligible light absorption. (barriers or spacers).

When the stack of the multiple quantum well Get Silicon Photonics: Fundamentals and Devices now.This paper is focused on analyzing the impact of a two-dimensional metal hole array structure integrated to the back-illuminated quantum dots-in-a-well (DWELL) infrared photodetectors. The metal hole array consisting of subwavelength-circular holes penetrating gold layer (2D-Au-CHA) provides the enhanced responsivity of DWELL infrared photodetector at certain wavelengths.Chapter 1 Infrared Detector Characterization Over the past several hundreds of years, optical systems (telescopes, microscopes, eyeglasses, cameras, etc.) have formed their optical image on the human retina, photographic plate, or film.

The birth of photodetectors dates back to when Smith discovered photoconductivity in selenium. Progress was.