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Performance modeling of III-V antimonide-based barrier infrared detectors
Author(s): M. Kopytko; E. Gomółka; T. Manyk; P. Martyniuk; J. Rutkowski
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Paper Abstract

The paper presents the analysis of the performance of the InAs/InAsSb superlattice barrier detector operated at 230 K and long-wavelengths infrared spectrum (LWIR). To determine the position of the electron miniband and the first heavy hole state in the superlattice, we have used a k·p. Having the position of the conduction band and valence band we have to determine a correct band alignment between the barrier and absorber layer – the barrier in the valence band must be sufficiently low to ensure the flow of optically generated holes. We have considered an AlSb material for barrier best aligned to LWIR InAs/InAsSb superlattice absorber.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 March 2020
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 11274, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXVIII, 112742F (2 March 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2547358
Show Author Affiliations
M. Kopytko, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
E. Gomółka, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
T. Manyk, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
P. Martyniuk, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)
J. Rutkowski, Military Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11274:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXVIII
Bernd Witzigmann; Marek Osiński; Yasuhiko Arakawa, Editor(s)

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