Physics of the Solid State

, Volume 60, Issue 12, pp 2628–2633 | Cite as

Excitons in ZnO Quantum Wells

  • M. N. Bataev
  • N. G. Filosofov
  • A. Yu. Serov
  • V. F. Agekyan
  • C. Morhain
  • V. P. KochereshkoEmail author


Reflectance and photoluminescence spectra of the ZnO/Zn0.78Mg0.22O structures with ZnO quantum wells and thick ZnO and Zn0.78Mg0.22O layers have been thoroughly investigated at different temperatures and excitation intensities and wavelengths. All the observed spectral lines have been identified. It has been established that the built-in electric field does not affect the spectrum as strongly as was expected. The built-in field is apparently effectively screened by the carriers that have migrated to the bands from donor and acceptor levels. The parameters determining the exciton properties in zinc oxide have been estimated.



This study was supported in part by the Project no. of the St. Petersburg State University.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. N. Bataev
    • 1
  • N. G. Filosofov
    • 1
  • A. Yu. Serov
    • 1
  • V. F. Agekyan
    • 1
  • C. Morhain
    • 2
  • V. P. Kochereshko
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.St. Petersburg State UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Centre de Recherche sur I’Hetero-Epitaxie et ses Applications-CNRSValbonneFrance
  3. 3.Ioffe InstituteSt. PetersburgRussia

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