Phonons of Ideal (001) Superlattices: Application to Si/Ge

  • E. Molinari
  • A. Fasolino
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 206)


We present a discussion of the vibrational properties of semiconductor superlattices in terms of matching of bulk waves at interfaces. Qualitative predictions are then compared with the results of actual calculations performed for the physical system Si/Ge. The relevance of our results for structural characterization is discussed.


Acoustical Mode Atomic Plane Interface Mode Phonon Dispersion Vibrational Property 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Molinari
    • 1
  • A. Fasolino
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto “O.M. Corbino”CNRRomaItaly
  2. 2.Service National des Champs IntensesCNRSGrenobleFrance

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