Interface sensitive photocurrent spectrum of ZnSe/GaAs heterostructure with laser illumination

J. H. Song, E. D. Sim, Y. S. Joh, J. H. Park, K. S. Baek, H. N. Oak, Soo Kyung Chang

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Abstract

We have performed new modulation photocurrent (PC) and current-voltage (I-V) measurements on 1 μm thick ZnSe epilayers grown on a (100) GaAs substrate, which are sensitive to interfacial properties. When the sample was modulated by the pump beam whose energy is between that of the ZnSe and GaAs bandgaps, the intensity of the PC signals only above the ZnSe absorption edge increased. Through the analysis on the modulation mechanism we showed the existence of trap states at the interface and its strong influence on the current flow in the epilayers. In addition, we observed states localized at the interface by the modulated PC spectrum. The possible mechanisms of the modulation were also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)123-126
Number of pages4
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (B) Basic Research
Volume229
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jan 1

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Photocurrents
photocurrents
Heterojunctions
Lighting
Epilayers
illumination
Modulation
modulation
Lasers
lasers
Energy gap
traps
Pumps
pumps
Electric potential
electric potential
Substrates
gallium arsenide
energy

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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Song, J. H. ; Sim, E. D. ; Joh, Y. S. ; Park, J. H. ; Baek, K. S. ; Oak, H. N. ; Chang, Soo Kyung. / Interface sensitive photocurrent spectrum of ZnSe/GaAs heterostructure with laser illumination. In: Physica Status Solidi (B) Basic Research. 2002 ; Vol. 229, No. 1. pp. 123-126.
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In: Physica Status Solidi (B) Basic Research, Vol. 229, No. 1, 01.01.2002, p. 123-126.

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