III-V Semiconductor Strained-Layer Superlattices

  • J.-Y. Marzin


The basic effects of the built-in strains on the band structure of strained-layer super lattices are described. We show how the strain state can be evaluated in the elastic deformation case, and discuss the strain relaxation. Optical properties on selected systems are presented to illustrate these strain related effects.


Critical Thickness Heavy Hole GaAs Layer Biaxial Tension Light Hole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J.-Y. Marzin
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de BagneuxCentre National d’Etudes des TelecommunicationsBagneuxFrance

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