Type-II InAs/GaSb Superlattice Photon Detectors

  • Manijeh Razeghi
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Abstract

In the previous two chapters, the basic concept of photodetectors and examples for photon detector families were briefly described. Among the currently developing technologies, the only three that take advantages of low dimensional properties of quantum mechanics include: Type II InAs/GaSb superlattice photodetectors, the quantum well intersubband photodetectors and the quantum dot infrared photodetector.

Keywords

Recombination GaAs Molybdenum Encapsulation Auger 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manijeh Razeghi
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  1. 1.Walter P. Murphy Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

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