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Monte Carlo simulation of multiple quantum well and superlattice infrared photodetectors
Author(s): Anna-Maija Karkkainen; Eustace L. Dereniak
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Paper Abstract

A Monte Carlo program for simulating multiple quantum well and superlattice IR detectors is described. The model is quasi-2D and uses an effective mass approximation for the superlattice minibands. These approximations make it possible to run the program with the computing power of a workstation. The average velocity of the electrons is computed as function of the bias voltage.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 July 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2225, Infrared Detectors and Focal Plane Arrays III, (15 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.179694
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Anna-Maija Karkkainen, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Eustace L. Dereniak, Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2225:
Infrared Detectors and Focal Plane Arrays III
Eustace L. Dereniak; Robert E. Sampson, Editor(s)

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