Effect of Intersubband Interaction on Multisubband Electron Mobility in a Parabolic Quantum Well Under Applied Electric Field

  • N. Sahoo
  • A. K. Panda
  • T. Sahu
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


We study the effect of external electric field F on the multisubband electron mobility μ of a barrier delta doped AlxGa1−xAs parabolic quantum well structure. We show that by applying the electric field a transition from double subband to single subband occupancy can be made leading to enhancement of mobility due to supression of intersubband effects. We analyse the variation of mobility as a function of F by changing the well width and surface electron density which shows interesting results.


Multisubband electron mobility Parabolic quantum well 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronic ScienceBerhampur UniversityBerhampurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringNational Institute of Science and TechnologyBerhampurIndia

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