Journal of the European Optical Society - Rapid publications, Vol 9 (2014)

Linear and nonlinear tunable optical properties of intersubband transitions in GaN/AlN quantum dots in presence and absence of wetting layer

A. Khaledi-Nasab, M. Sabaeian, M. Rezaie, M. Mohammad-Rezaee


In this study we have performed a numerical approach to investigate the optical properties of GaN/AlN quantum dots (QDs). We have used nice homemade finite element method (FEM) codes to solve the Schrödinger equation, in presence and absence of wetting layer. The optical properties of both well-known, truncated pyramids–shaped, wurtize (WZ) and zinc blande (ZB) QDs have been investigated. It is demonstrated, there is slight amount of difference between all orders of absorption coefficients and relative refractive index changes (RRIC) for both structures. The effect of relaxation rate studied as well. Overlay it is shown that the optical properties ZB/WZ QDs could be engineered in well-manner.

© The Authors. All rights reserved. [DOI: 10.2971/jeos.2014.14011]

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