Spectroscopy of Semiconductors

Numerical Analysis Bridging Quantum Mechanics and Experiments

  • Wei Lu
  • Ying Fu

Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 215)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Wei Lu, Ying Fu
    Pages 1-21
  3. Wei Lu, Ying Fu
    Pages 73-106
  4. Wei Lu, Ying Fu
    Pages 107-158
  5. Wei Lu, Ying Fu
    Pages 159-183
  6. Wei Lu, Ying Fu
    Pages 185-205
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 237-240

About this book


The science and technology related to semiconductors have received significant attention for applications in various fields including microelectronics, nanophotonics, and biotechnologies. Understanding of semiconductors has advanced to such a level that we are now able to design novel system complexes before we go for the proof-of-principle experimental demonstration.

This book explains the experimental setups for optical spectral analysis of semiconductors and describes the experimental methods and  the basic quantum mechanical principles underlying the fast-developing nanotechnology for semiconductors. Further, it uses numerous case studies with detailed theoretical discussions and calculations to demonstrate the data analysis. Covering structures ranging from bulk to the nanoscale, it examines applications in the semiconductor industry and biomedicine. Starting from the most basic physics of geometric optics, wave optics, quantum mechanics, solid-state physics, it provides a self-contained resource on the subject for university undergraduates. The book can be further used as a toolbox for researching and developing semiconductor nanotechnology based on spectroscopy.


Optical Specrtroscopy Energy Band Structure of Electrons Modulation Spectroscopy Optical Properties of Semiconductors Phonon Spectrum Kramers-Kronig Relationship Photoluminescence Theory Modulation Spectroscopy Optical Properties of Quantum Dots

Authors and affiliations

  • Wei Lu
    • 1
  • Ying Fu
    • 2
  1. 1.Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics ShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Department of Applied PhysicsRoyal Institute of TechnologySolnaSweden

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