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Optical Properties of Wurtzitic Semiconductors and Epilayers

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We review the optical properties of bulk wurtzitic semiconductors. Reflectance and photoluminescence features are related to the crystal symmetry; selection rules for the optical process are introduced as well as the concepts of fee excitons and exciton-polaritons. The problem of the long-range Coulomb interaction in anisotropic uniaxial crystals is treated. Finally we discuss photoluminescence as an efficient tool for diagnosing doping in bulk semiconductors.

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Gil, B. (2014). Optical Properties of Wurtzitic Semiconductors and Epilayers. In: Physics of Wurtzite Nitrides and Oxides. Springer Series in Materials Science, vol 197. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-06805-3_4

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