Semiconductors

, Volume 50, Issue 5, pp 662–666 | Cite as

Multilayer heterostructures for quantum-cascade lasers operating in the terahertz frequency range

  • A. E. Zhukov
  • G. E. Cirlin
  • R. R. Reznik
  • Yu. B. Samsonenko
  • A. I. Khrebtov
  • M. A. Kaliteevski
  • K. A. Ivanov
  • N. V. Kryzhanovskaya
  • M. V. Maximov
  • Zh. I. Alferov
Physics of Semiconductor Devices

Abstract

The results obtained in a study of the structural and optical properties of GaAs/AlGaAs heterostructures with 228 quantum cascades, grown by molecular-beam epitaxy, and in a simulation of interband optical transitions and transitions between the energy levels of a cascade are presented.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. E. Zhukov
    • 1
    • 5
  • G. E. Cirlin
    • 1
    • 2
    • 5
  • R. R. Reznik
    • 1
    • 3
  • Yu. B. Samsonenko
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. I. Khrebtov
    • 1
  • M. A. Kaliteevski
    • 1
    • 4
  • K. A. Ivanov
    • 1
    • 4
  • N. V. Kryzhanovskaya
    • 1
  • M. V. Maximov
    • 1
  • Zh. I. Alferov
    • 1
    • 5
  1. 1.St. Petersburg National Research Academic UniversityRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Institute for Analytical InstrumentationRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  4. 4.ITMO UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  5. 5.St. Petersburg Scientific CenterRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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