Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 45, Issue 7, pp 617–622 | Cite as

Influence of polar surface properties on InGaN/GaN core-shell nanorod LED properties

  • M. Auf der MaurEmail author
  • F. Sacconi
  • A. Di Carlo


InGaN/GaN nanorod core-shell LEDs have shown to be very promising candidates for high efficiency lighting devices. Such nanorods can be grown in different ways, leading to different device geometry and in particular to different structures near the polar Ga- and N-face nanorod surfaces. In this work the influence of the properties of the polar surfaces on the electrical device behaviour is studied qualitatively based on a semiclassical simulation model.


LED Nanorod Nitrides Simulation Surface effects 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronic EngineeringUniversity of Rome “Tor Vergata”RomeItaly

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