Excitons in CdTe/Cd1-xMnxTe multiquantum wells

A. V. Nurmikko, X. C. Zhang, S. K. Chang, L. A. Kolodziejski, R. L. Gunshor, S. Datta

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We discuss results of spectroscopic studies of the optical properties of CdTe/Cd1-xMnxTe multiquantum wells. These structures are sources of intense luminescence at low temperatures. Dependence of luminescence spectra on temperature and external magnetic field shows strong evidence for emission by localized excitons which are attracted to the heterointerfaces.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-97
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Luminescence
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1985 Aug

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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    Nurmikko, A. V., Zhang, X. C., Chang, S. K., Kolodziejski, L. A., Gunshor, R. L., & Datta, S. (1985). Excitons in CdTe/Cd1-xMnxTe multiquantum wells. Journal of Luminescence, 34(1-2), 89-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/0022-2313(85)90098-5