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Type II Superlattice Infrared Photodetector

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035968D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Chang, LL Esaki, L Sai-Halasz, GA Mendez, EE [+details]

Abstract

A technique is described whereby a long wavelength photodetector is based on gap tunability, so as to provide a Type II superlattice infrared photodetector with the ability to tailor the effective semiconductor bandgap.