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Photoluminescence Studies Of Coupled Quantum Well Structures In The AlGaAs/GaAs System
Author(s): A. Torabi; K. F. Brennan; C. J. Summers
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Paper Abstract

The interaction between two closely spaced quantum well (QW) structures has been studied by observing the change in photoluminescence (PL) energy as a function of the barrier thickness between the wells. Theoretical model and experimental results agree to within a few meV for these structures. The strongest coupling is for the narrowest wells and the thinnest barrier. Only the symmetric <----> symmetric transition between the n=1 states of the confined electron and heavy hole states was observed.

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Date Published: 11 August 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0792, Quantum Well and Superlattice Physics, (11 August 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940834
Show Author Affiliations
A. Torabi, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
K. F. Brennan, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
C. J. Summers, Georgia 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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