Dynamics of polarized photoluminescence in m-plane InGaN/GaN quantum wells
2010 (English)In: Journal of Applied Physics, ISSN 0021-8979, E-ISSN 1089-7550, Vol. 108, no 2, 023101- p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Spectrally-, polarization-, and time-resolved photoluminescence (PL) experiments have been performed on 2.5 nm thick m-plane single InGaN quantum wells. It has been found that PL decay is mainly determined by nonradiative recombination through several types of recombination centers, while PL rise is largely affected by exciton transfer into localization minima. Prolonged PL rise times and time-dependent spectral shift were used to study exciton transfer into the localization centers. CharacteristiC time of the exciton transfer is 80-100 ps at lower temperatures and about 50 ps at room temperature, which corresponds to the exciton diffusion length of 200-500 nm. Degree of PL linear polarization was found to decrease at a similar rate. Decreased PL polarization for the localized excitons suggests that the localization centers are related to areas with relaxed strain. (C) 2010 American Institute of Physics. [doi:10.1063/1.3460278]
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2010. Vol. 108, no 2, 023101- p.
Atom and Molecular Physics and Optics
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-26889DOI: 10.1063/1.3460278ISI: 000280909900001ScopusID: 2-s2.0-77955822740OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-26889DiVA: diva2:373162
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