Understanding the growth mode transition in InAs/GaAs(001) quantum dot formation
UNSPECIFIED (2003) Understanding the growth mode transition in InAs/GaAs(001) quantum dot formation. In: 7th International Conference on Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology (NANO-7)/21st European Conference on Surface Science (ECOSS-21), MALMO, SWEDEN, JUN 24-28, 2002. Published in: Surface Science, 532 pp. 822-827.Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0039-6028(03)00455-2
Scanning tunneling microscopy has been used to monitor the growth by molecular beam epitaxy of InAs quantum dots (QDs) on GaAs(001) at and near the critical coverage (theta(crit)). Direct evidence is obtained for the existence of small irregular 3D islands of height 6-12 Angstrom (2-4 ML) which contain similar to150 atoms or more. These features develop rapidly (within 0.05 ML of theta(crit)) into regular mature QDs with an average volume >1 X 10(4) atoms. Scaling analysis of the QD size distribution's suggests that strain may have a significant influence during QD nucleation and the initial stages of growth, but is unimportant during the later stages of QD development. (C) 2003 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QC Physics
|Journal or Publication Title:||Surface Science|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Date:||10 June 2003|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 822-827|
|Title of Event:||7th International Conference on Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology (NANO-7)/21st European Conference on Surface Science (ECOSS-21)|
|Location of Event:||MALMO, SWEDEN|
|Date(s) of Event:||JUN 24-28, 2002|
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