Photoluminescence of 3D and Low Dimensional Systems

  • B. Hamilton
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 281)


This paper deals with various topics in the field of photoluminescence, and is meant to set the scene for later papers which deal with rather specialised reports of low dimensional systems. An important aspect of what is written below concerns experimental techniques, and the way in which advances in techniques allow us to probe further the fine detail of complex semiconductor structures. The literature on photoluminescence is vast, and so I have tried to emphasise basic mechanisms and to illustrate how photoluminescence spectroscopy has evolved to explore these mechanisms.


Exciton Binding Energy Free Exciton Energy Migration Detection Window Resonant Excitation 
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  • B. Hamilton
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  1. 1.Department of Pure and Applied PhysicsUniversity of Manchester Institute of Science and TechnologyManchesterUK

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