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Nucleation and Growth of Coherent Quantum Dots: A Mean Field Theory

  • H. T. Dobbs
  • A. Zangwill
  • D. D. Vvedensky
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 360)

Abstract

The nucleation and growth of coherent quantum dots are studied using a self-consistent rate equation analysis. The average size and density are calculated and compared with Ge/Si(111) and InAs/GaAs(001).

Keywords

Rate Equation Kinetic Coefficient Misfit Strain Island Size Detachment Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. T. Dobbs
    • 1
  • A. Zangwill
    • 2
  • D. D. Vvedensky
    • 1
  1. 1.The Blackett Laboratory and Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Semiconductor MaterialsImperial CollegeLondonUK
  2. 2.School of PhysicsGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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