Strained Germanium Nanostructures on Silicon Emitting at >2.2 µm Wavelength

Velha, P., Dumas, D. C., Gallacher, K. , Millar, R. , Myronov, M., Leadley, D. R. and Paul, D. J. (2013) Strained Germanium Nanostructures on Silicon Emitting at >2.2 µm Wavelength. In: 2013 IEEE 10th International Conference on Group IV Photonics (GFP), Seoul, South Korea, 23-30 Aug 2013, pp. 142-143. ISBN 9781467358040 (doi:10.1109/Group4.2013.6644411)

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Abstract

The photoluminescence of process-induced tensile strained nanostructures fabricated using Ge on Si is reported. 100 nm pillars were etched and embedded in a silicon nitride thin film demonstrating photoluminescence emission up to ~2.5 μm.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Keywords:Elemental semiconductors, etching, germanium, nanostructured materials, photoluminescence, silicon compounds, thin films, Ge-Si3N4, Si, etching, photoluminescence emission, process-induced tensile strained germanium nanostructures, silicon nitride thin film, size 100 nm, Laser excitation, optical device fabrication, photonic band gap, pump lasers, silicon, tensile strain
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Millar, Dr Ross and Leadley, Dr David and Velha, Mr Philippe and Paul, Professor Douglas and Dumas, Dr Derek and Gallacher, Dr Kevin
Authors: Velha, P., Dumas, D. C., Gallacher, K., Millar, R., Myronov, M., Leadley, D. R., and Paul, D. J.
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Research Group:Semiconductor Devices
ISSN:1949-2081
ISBN:9781467358040
Published Online:24 October 2013
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2013 IEEE
First Published:First published in 2013 IEEE 10th International Conference on Group IV Photonics (GFP): 142-143
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
523621Room Temperature Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers on Silicon SubstratesDouglas PaulEngineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)EP/H02364X/1ENG - ENGINEERING ELECTRONICS & NANO ENG