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Quantum Dot Resonant Tunneling Spectroscopy

  • M. A. Reed
  • J. H. Luscombe
  • J. N. Randall
  • W. R. Frensley
  • R. J. Aggarwal
  • R. J. Matyi
  • T. M. Moore
  • A. E. Wetsel
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 214)

Abstract

The electronic transport through 3-dimensionally confined semiconductor quantum wells (“quantum dots”) is investigated and analyzed. The spectra corresponds to resonant tunneling from laterally-confined emitter contact subbands through the discrete 3-dimensionally confined quantum dot states. Momentum nonconservation is observed in these structures.

Keywords

Fermi Level Resonant Tunneling Doping Profile Epitaxial Structure Double Barrier Structure 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Reed
    • 1
  • J. H. Luscombe
    • 1
  • J. N. Randall
    • 1
  • W. R. Frensley
    • 1
  • R. J. Aggarwal
    • 2
  • R. J. Matyi
    • 3
  • T. M. Moore
    • 1
  • A. E. Wetsel
    • 4
  1. 1.Texas Instruments IncorporatedCentral Research LaboratoriesDallasUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  3. 3.Department of Metallurgical and Mineral EngineeringUniversity of Wisconsin at MadisonUSA
  4. 4.Department of PhysicsHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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