Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

The Photoemission from Quantum Wires of Heavily Doped Nonparabolic Materials

Buy Article:

$106.34 + tax (Refund Policy)

In this paper an attempt is made to study the photo emission (PE) from heavily doped quantum wires (HDQW) of non parabolic semiconductors on the basis of newly formulated electron dispersion laws, taking HDQW of nonlinear optical, III–V and II–VI compounds. It has been found, taking HDQW of CdGeAs2, n-InAs, n-InSb and CdS as examples that photocurrent oscillates with changing film thickness in periodic manner and exhibits spikes for particular values of film thickness. The PE increases with increasing degeneracy and also exhibits spikes for all types of quantum confinement as considered in this paper. The PE increases with increasing photon energy in a step like manner for all the materials due to the redistribution of the electrons among the size-quantized levels for the changes of size quantum number. It may be noted that at the transition zone from one sub band to another, the height of the peaks between any two sub-bands decreases with the increasing in the degree of quantum confinement and is clearly shown in all the curves. The content of this paper finds two applications in the field of nanoscience.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics


Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: June 1, 2013

More about this publication?
  • Journal of Advanced Physics is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal consolidating research activities in all experimental and theoretical aspects of advanced physics. The journal aims in publishing articles of novel and frontier physics that merit the attention and interest of the whole physics community. JAP publishes review articles, full research articles, short communications of important new scientific and technological findings in all latest research aspects of physics.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more