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III-Nitride Ultraviolet Emitters

Technology and Applications

  • Michael Kneissl
  • Jens Rass
  • Gives a comprehensive overview of the field of semiconductor UV emitters

  • Describes manufacturing of III-nitride ultraviolet LEDs and lasers

  • Also covers recent applications, such as visible blind UV photodetectors, laser heterostructures, UV laser diodes, water purification with UV LEDs, UV emitters in phototherapy, UV emitters in sensing applications


Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 227)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Matthias Bickermann
    Pages 27-46
  3. Eberhard Richter, Sylvia Hagedorn, Arne Knauer, Markus Weyers
    Pages 47-73
  4. Jens Rass, Neysha Lobo-Ploch
    Pages 137-170
  5. Thomas Wunderer, John E. Northrup, Noble M. Johnson
    Pages 193-217
  6. Moritz Brendel, Enrico Pertzsch, Vera Abrosimova, Torsten Trenkler, Markus Weyers
    Pages 219-266
  7. Marlene A. Lange, Tim Kolbe, Martin Jekel
    Pages 267-291
  8. Uwe Wollina, Bernd Seme, Armin Scheibe, Emmanuel Gutmann
    Pages 293-319
  9. Martin Degner, Hartmut Ewald
    Pages 321-349
  10. Emmanuel Gutmann, Florian Erfurth, Anke Drewitz, Armin Scheibe, Martina C. Meinke
    Pages 351-386
  11. Monika Schreiner, Inga Mewis, Susanne Neugart, Rita Zrenner, Johannes Glaab, Melanie Wiesner et al.
    Pages 387-414
  12. Christian Dreyer, Franziska Mildner
    Pages 415-434
  13. Marlene A. Lange, Tim Kolbe, Martin Jekel
    Pages E1-E1
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 435-442

About this book


This book provides a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art in group III-nitride based ultraviolet LED and laser technologies, covering different substrate approaches, a review of optical, electronic and structural properties of InAlGaN materials as well as various optoelectronic components. In addition, the book gives an overview of a number of key application areas for UV emitters and detectors, including water purification, phototherapy, sensing, and UV curing. The book is written for researchers and graduate level students in the area of semiconductor materials, optoelectronics and devices as well as developers and engineers in the various application fields of UV emitters and detectors.


Dislocations and Point Defect in UV Emitter Material Group III-nitride Materials Growth and Structural Properties of Substrates High-power UV LEDs QW Laser Heterostructures Quantum Well LEDs UV Curing UV Laser UV Photodetectors Ultraviolet Light Emitters

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael Kneissl
    • 1
  • Jens Rass
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Solid state PhysicsTechnische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Solid state PhysicsTechnische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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