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Excitonic Magnetic Polarons In CdTe/CdMnTe Strained Layer Superlattices
Author(s): S. A. Jackson; C. R. McIntyre
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Paper Abstract

The presence of lattice mismatch in CdTe/CdMnTe superlattices, grown on Cd MnTe buffer layers, can give rise to strain in the CdTe layers, lifting the degeneracy of the valence band edge, resulting in ellipsoidal bands. We calculate, within an effective mass framework, the effect of the superlattice modulating potential on spin exchange in this system and derive conditions for the stability of a magnetic polaron in this system for (001) and (111) strained layer superlattices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 August 1987
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0792, Quantum Well and Superlattice Physics, (11 August 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940826
Show Author Affiliations
S. A. Jackson, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)
C. R. McIntyre, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0792:
Quantum Well and Superlattice Physics
Gottfried H. Doehler; Joel N. Schulman, Editor(s)

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