The role of surface roughness on the electron confinement in semiconductor quantum dots

Macêdo, R. , Sena, M. S., Costa e Silva, J., Chaves, A. and da Costa, J. A. P. (2012) The role of surface roughness on the electron confinement in semiconductor quantum dots. In: Latin America Optics and Photonics Conference 2012, São Sebastião, Brazil, 10-13 Nov 2012, LM2A.19. ISBN 9781557529589 (doi:10.1364/LAOP.2012.LM2A.19)

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Abstract

Using the effective mass approximation, we present a theoretical study of surface roughness effects on electron energies in semiconductor quantum dots, which are demonstrated to increase up to approximately 6%.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Macedo, Dr Rair
Authors: Macêdo, R., Sena, M. S., Costa e Silva, J., Chaves, A., and da Costa, J. A. P.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
ISBN:9781557529589

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