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Re-definition of effective refractive index of thin film buried quantum dots
Author(s): Yu-Jen Chen; Cheng-Chung Lee Schmidt; François Flory
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Paper Abstract

In this article, we predicted the optical properties of the thin film including quantum dots according to the mathematic mode which is based on the quantum theory. The method consists of two parts. The first one is the classical explanation for the interaction between light and matters. It takes care of the interaction as dipoles and electromagnetic wave and describes clearly the profile of spectrum. Another part is the transition of quantized energy, absorption and spontaneous emission which exhibits singular valleys or peaks in spectrum. For the reason of quantum theory, we have to verify Bohr radius of each crystallized material to make sure that the particle size is small enough to present quantum effect. After constructing the spectrum, the data significantly presents optical properties of matters, we try to re-define the effective refractive index of the thin film including quantum dots by the spectrum which is the result of light affected by matters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 October 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8168, Advances in Optical Thin Films IV, 81681M (5 October 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.896766
Show Author Affiliations
Yu-Jen Chen, National Central Univ. (Taiwan)
Cheng-Chung Lee Schmidt, National Central Univ. (Taiwan)
François Flory, Aix-Marseille Univ. (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8168:
Advances in Optical Thin Films IV
Michel Lequime; H. Angus Macleod; Detlev Ristau, Editor(s)

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