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Emission from cleaved indium phosphide (InP)
Author(s): Dongguang Li
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Paper Abstract

This paper reports on further research into the structure and properties of the cleaved surfaces of InP, using vacuum cleavage luminescence detection methods. A detailed study is described on cleavage luminescence from InP both in vacuum and in ambient. Two cleavage luminescence signals were found, one at 1.25eV (bulk band gap radiation), called the A-signal, and the other at 1.9±0.3eV (surface defects signal), called the C-signal. All the signals have very short duration - about 10μs. The true duration could be much less. The signal C occurred both in vacuum and in air but the signal A was quenched in air.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 2007
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6423, International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering, 64230T (1 November 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.779339
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Dongguang Li, Edith Cowan Univ. (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6423:
International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering

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