Screen the Polarization Induced Electric Field Within the MQWs for DUV LEDs

  • Zi-Hui ZhangEmail author
  • Chunshuang Chu
  • Kangkai Tian
  • Yonghui Zhang
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This chapter discusses and presents different designs to screen the polarization level in the quantum wells for [0001]-oriented DUV LEDs. By doing so, the quantum confined Stark effect (QCSE) can be decreased. We suggest a simple way to reduce the QCSE by adopting Si-doped quantum barriers. Meanwhile, we also find that DUV LEDs are very sensitive to the polarization polarity, such that if nonpolar, semipolar and nitrogen-polar DUV LED structures are grown, we shall avoid using the p-AlGaN/p-GaN hole injection layer. The p-AlGaN/p-GaN hole injection layer can have remarkably hole depletion effect at the interface for those growth orientations except the [0001] orientation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zi-Hui Zhang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Chunshuang Chu
    • 1
  • Kangkai Tian
    • 1
  • Yonghui Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Institute of Micro-Nano Photoelectron and Electromagnetic Technology InnovationHebei University of TechnologyTianjinChina

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