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Acoustic phonons in rectangular quantum wires: approximate compressional modes and the corresponding deformation potential interactions
Author(s): Ki Wook Kim; Segi Yu; M. U. Erdogan; Michael A. Stroscio; Gerald J. Iafrate
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Paper Abstract

The Hamiltonian describing the deformation potential interaction of confined acoustic phonons with carriers is derived by quantizing the appropriate, experimentally verified approximate compressional acoustic phonon modes in a rectangular quantum wire. The scattering rate due to the deformation potential interaction is calculated for a range of quantum wire dimensions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 May 1994
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2142, Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors, (6 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.175912
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Ki Wook Kim, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)
Segi Yu, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)
M. U. Erdogan, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)
Michael A. Stroscio, U.S. Army Research Office (United States)
Gerald J. Iafrate, U.S. Army Research Office (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2142:
Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors
David K. Ferry; Henry M. van Driel, Editor(s)

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