Character of electron and hole states in short-period gallium arsenide/aluminum arsenide.

Gopalan S., Christensen N. E., Cardona M.

Max-Planck-Inst. Festkoerperforsch., Stuttgart , D-7000/80, Fed. Rep. Ger.

First-principle calcns. were made of the character, effective masses, and spin-splittings of the band-edge states in [001] grown (GaAs)m(AsAs)n superlattices with m, n .ltoreq.3. The results are used in the development of a .vector.k..vector.p theory for short-period superlattices.

Int. Conf. Phys. Semicond., 19th. Volume 1, 369-72. Editors: Zawadzki, Wlodek. Publisher: Pol. Acad. Sci., Inst. Phys., Wasaw, Pol..

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