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Quantum wires and other novel structures by MBE overgrowth on the cleaved edges of multilayer substrates
Author(s): Loren N. Pfeiffer; H. L. Stormer; Alejandro R. Goni; A. Pinczuk; Kirk W. Baldwin; Kenneth W. West
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Paper Abstract

We review a new molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) technique we call cleaved edge overgrowth (CEO), which makes possible fabrication of quantum wires or other lower dimensional quantum structures with atomic precision. CEO is accomplished by performing two separate MBE overgrowths separated by an in situ cleave of the substrate sample. We review our development of this novel method and give three examples of new structures recently fabricated using it.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 September 1992
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1676, Advanced Semiconductor Epitaxial Growth Processes and Lateral and Vertical Fabrication, (2 September 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.137646
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Loren N. Pfeiffer, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
H. L. Stormer, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Alejandro R. Goni, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
A. Pinczuk, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Kirk W. Baldwin, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Kenneth W. West, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1676:
Advanced Semiconductor Epitaxial Growth Processes and Lateral and Vertical Fabrication

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