Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp S217–S220 | Cite as

Remarkable effects of uniaxial stress on stimulated far IR emission from hot holes in germanium in crossed electric and magnetic fields

  • V. I. Gavrilenko
  • V. V. Nikonorov
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Abstract

Stimulated far IR emission due to l-h as well as cyclotron transitions of hot holes in uniaxially stressedp-Ge (P ∥HE) was studied. The results obtained showed the significance of intersub-band hole tunnelling for these mechanisms of generation and may be explained by a change in tunnelling produced by the stress. A considerable expansion of the stimulated light hole cyclotron emission band was observed in a stressed crystal. This expansion allows covering (in one sample) of all generation bands in the light hole cyclotron resonance (CR) masers in unstressedp-Ge, reported so far.

Keywords

Magnetic Field Communication Network Germanium Emission Band Cyclotron Resonance 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Gavrilenko
    • 1
  • V. V. Nikonorov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied Physics of the USSR Academy of SciencesGorkyUSSR

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