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Unrelaxed bulk InAsSb with novel absorption, carrier transport, and recombination properties for MWIR and LWIR photodetectors
Author(s): Ding Wang; Youxi Lin; Dmitry Donetsky; Leon Shterengas; Gela Kipshidze; Gregory Belenky; Wendy L. Sarney; Harry Hier; Stefan P. Svensson
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Paper Abstract

The optical properties of bulk unrelaxed InAsSb layers having a low temperature photoluminescence (PL) peak up to 10 μm are presented. The materials were grown on GaSb substrates by molecular beam epitaxy. The lattice mismatch between the epilayers and GaSb substrates was accommodated with linearly graded GaAlInSb buffers. An 11-meV width of PL at full-width half-maximum was measured for InAsSb with Sb compositions of 20 and 44% . The best fit for the dependence of the energy gap on Sb composition was obtained with a 0.9-eV bowing parameter. Temperature dependences of the energy gap for InAsSb alloys with 20 % and 44% Sb were determined from PL spectra in the temperature range from 12 to 300 K. A T=77 K minority carrier lifetime up to 350 ns in undoped InAsSb layers with 20% Sb was determined from PL kinetics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 May 2012
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 8353, Infrared Technology and Applications XXXVIII, 835312 (31 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.919451
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Ding Wang, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
Youxi Lin, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
Dmitry Donetsky, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
Leon Shterengas, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
Gela Kipshidze, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
Gregory Belenky, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
Wendy L. Sarney, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
Harry Hier, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
Stefan P. Svensson, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8353:
Infrared Technology and Applications XXXVIII
Bjørn F. Andresen; Gabor F. Fulop; Paul R. Norton, Editor(s)

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