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III-V semiconductor nanowires for optoelectronic device applications

Joyce, HJ and Gao, Q and Hoe Tan, H and Jagadish, C and Kim, Y and Zou, J and Smith, LM and Jackson, HE and Yarrison-Rice, JM and Parkinson, P and Johnston, MB (2011) III-V semiconductor nanowires for optoelectronic device applications. Progress in Quantum Electronics, 35. pp. 23-75. ISSN 0079-6727

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Abstract

Semiconductor nanowires have recently emerged as a new class of materials with significant potential to reveal new fundamental physics and to propel new applications in quantum electronic and optoelectronic devices. Semiconductor nanowires show exceptional promise as nanostructured materials for exploring physics in reduced dimensions and in complex geometries, as well as in one-dimensional nanowire devices. They are compatible with existing semiconductor technologies and can be tailored into unique axial and radial heterostructures. In this contribution we review the recent efforts of our international collaboration which have resulted in significant advances in the growth of exceptionally high quality IIIV nanowires and nanowire heterostructures, and major developments in understanding the electronic energy landscapes of these nanowires and the dynamics of carriers in these nanowires using photoluminescence, time-resolved photoluminescence and terahertz conductivity spectroscopy. © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div B > Solid State Electronics and Nanoscale Science
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email sms67@cam.ac.uk
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2015 12:55
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2016 00:50
DOI: 10.1016/j.pquantelec.2011.03.002