Epitaxial lead salt nanostructures - G. Springholz

 

J. Růžička, O. Caha, V. Holý, H. Steiner, V. Volobuiev, A. Ney, G. Bauer, T. Duchon, K. Veltruská, I. Khalakhan, V. Matolín, E. F. Schwier, H. Iwasawa, K. Shimada, G. Springholz, "Structural and electronic properties of mananese-doped Bi2Te3 epitaxial layers", New Journal of Physics 17, 013028 (2015); DOI:10.1088/1367-2630/17/1/013028

 

H. Groiss, I. Daruka, K. Koike, M. Yano, G. Hesser, G. Springholz, N. Zakharov, P. Werner, F. Schäffler, "Real-time observation of nanoscale topological transitions in epitaxial PbTe/CdTe heterostructures", APL Mat. 2, 012105 (2014); DOI: 10.1063/1.4859775

 

J. Sánchez-Barriga, A. Varykhalov, J. Braun, S.-Y. Xu, N. Alidoust, O. Kornilov, J. Minár, K. Hummer, G. Springholz, G. Bauer, R. Schumann, L. V. Yashina, H. Ebert, M. Z. Hasan, O. Rader, “Photoemission of Bi2Se3 with Circularly Polarized Light: Probe of Spin Polarization or Means for Spin Manipulation?”  Physical Review X 4, 011046 (2014). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.4.011046

 

H. Przybylińska, G. Springholz, R. T. Lechner, M. Hassan, M. Wegscheider, W. Jantsch, and G. Bauer, „Magnetic-Field-Induced Ferroelectric Polarization Reversal in the Multiferroic Ge1−xMnxTe Semiconductor”, Physical Review Letters 112, 047202 (2014). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.047202

 

K. A. Kolwas, G. Grabecki, S. Trushkin, J. Wróbel, M. Aleszkiewicz, Ł. Cywiński, T. Dietl,
G. Springholz, G. Bauer, “Absence of nonlocal resistance in microstructures of PbTe quantum wells”, Physica Status Solidi (b) 250,  37–47 (2013). DOI: 0.1002/pssb.201248431

 

O. Caha, A. Dubroka, J. Humlíček, V. Holý, H. Steiner, M. Ul-Hassan, J. Sánchez-Barriga,
O. Rader, T. N. Stanislavchuk, A. A. Sirenko, G. Bauer, and G. Springholz,
“Growth, Structure, and Electronic Properties of Epitaxial Bismuth Telluride Topological Insulator Films on BaF2 (111) Substrates”, CRYSTAL GROWTH & DESIGN 13, 3365-3373 (2013). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cg400048g

 

Lada Yashina, Lada, Jaime Sánchez-Barriga, Markus Scholz, Andrey Volykhov, Anna Sirotina, Vera Neudachina, Marina Tamm, Andrej Varykhalov, D Marchenko, Gunther Springholz, Günther Bauer, Axel Knop-Gericke, Oliver Rader, “Negligible Surface Reactivity of Topological Insulators Bi2Se3 and Bi2Te3 Towards Oxygen and Water”, ACS Nano 7, 5181-5191 (2013). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn400908b

 

B. Sanduijav, D. Scopece, D. Matei, G. Chen, F. Schäffler, L. Miglio, G. Springholz,"One-dimensional to three-dimensional ripple-to-dome transition for Si Ge on vicinal Si (1 1 10)" Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 025505/1-5(2012), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.025505

 

M. Simma, G. Bauer, and G. Springholz, „Temperature dependent band offsets in PbSe/PbEuSe quantum well heterostructuress“, Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 172106-5 (2012). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4759145

 

M. Lafrentz, D. Brunne, B. Kaminski, V.V. Pavlov, R. V. Pisarev, A. B. Henriques, D. R. Yakovlev, G. Springholz, G. Bauer, M. Bayer, "Optical third harmonic generation in the magnetic semiconductor EuSe", Phys. Rev. B 85, 035206/1-6 (2012) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.85.035206

 

A. Hochreiner, S. Kriechbaumer, T. Schwarzl, H. Groiss, M. Hassan, G. Springholz, "Tuning of mid-infrared emission of ternary PbSrTe/CdTe quantum dots", Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 113112 (2012) DOI: 10.1063/1.3694286 

 

G. Chen, B. Sanduijav, D. Matei, G. Springholz, D. Scopece, M. J. Beck, F. Montalenti, L. Miglio, Formation of Ge nanoripples on vicinal Si (1110): From Stranski-Krastanow seeds to a perfectly facetted wetting layer"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 055503/1-5 (2012). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.055503

 

M. Hassan, G. Springholz, R. T. Lechner, H. Groiss, R. Kirchschlager, G. Bauer, "Molecular beam epitaxy of single phase GeMnTe with high ferromagnetic transition temperature", J. Cryst. Growth 323, 363-367 (2011) DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2010.10.135

 

G. Chen, G. Springholz, W. Jantsch, F. Schäffler, "Self-aligned fabrication of in-plane SiGe nanowires on rib-patterned Si(001) substrates", Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 043101/1-3 (2011) DOI: 10.1063/1.3608149

 

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M. Eibelhuber, T. Schwarzl, S. Pichler, W. Heiss, G. Springholz, “Growth and characterization of mid-infrared microdisk lasers operating in cw mode up to 2 °C“, Journal of Crystal Growth 323, 460 (2011) DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2010.10.110

 

B. Sanduijav, D. G. Matei, and G. Springholz, „STM study of successive Ge growth on “V”-stripe patterned Si (001) surfaces at different growth temperatures“, Applied Surface Science,  in print

 

A. Hochreiner, T. Schwarzl, M. Eibelhuber, W. Heiss, G. Springholz, V. Kolkovsky, G. Karczewski, and T. Wojtowicz, „Mid-infrared electroluminescence from PbTe/CdTe quantum dot light emitting diodes“, Applied Physics Letters 98, 021106/1-3 (2011) DOI: 10.1063/1.3531760

 

G. Chen, G. Vastola, J. Zhang, B. Sanduijav, G. Springholz, W. Jantsch, and F. Schäffler “Enhanced intermixing in Ge nanoprism on groove-patterned Si (1110) substrates“ Applied Physics Letters 98, 023104/1-3 (2011) DOI: 10.1063/1.3541788

 

M. Brehm, H. Lichtenberger, T. Fromherz, and G. Springholz, “Ultra-steep side facets in multi-facetted SiGe/Si(001) Stranski-Krastanow islands“, Nanoscale Research Letters 6, 70 (2011) DOI: 10.1186/1556-276X-6-70

 

S. Pichler, M. I. Bodnarchuk, M. V. Kovalenko, M. Yarema, G. Springholz, D. V. Talapin, and W. Heiss, “Evaluation of Ordering in Single-Component and Binary Nanocrystal Superlattices by Analysis of Their Autocorrelation Functions“, ACS-Nano 5, 1703–1712 (2011) DOI: 10.1021/nn200265e

 

E. Wintersberger, N. Hrauda, D. Kriegner, M. Keplinger, G. Springholz, J. Stangl, G. Bauer, J. Oswald, T. Belytschko, C. Deiter, F. Bertram, and O. H. Seeck „Analysis of periodic dislocation networks using x-ray diffraction and extended finite element modeling“, Applied Physics Letters 96, 131905 (2010) DOI: 10.1063/1.3379298

 

B. Sanduijav, D. G. Matei, and G. Springholz, “In situ Control of Si/Ge Growth on Stripe-Patterned Substrates Using Reflection High-Energy Electron Diffraction and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy“, Nanoscale Research Letters 5, 1935-1941(2010) DOI: 10.1007/s11671-010-9814-8

 

M. Eibelhuber, T. Schwarzl, S. Pichler, W. Heiss, G. Springholz, "Near room temperature continuous-wave laser operation from type I interband transitions at wavelengths beyond 4 µm", Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 061103 (2010) DOI: 10.1063/1.3478834

featured as a Nature Photonics Research Highlight "Warming up type-I lasers", Nature Photonics Vol.4, pp. 664–665 (2010) DOI: 10.1038/nphoton.2010.227

 

R. T. Lechner, G. Springholz, M. Hassan, H. Groiss, R. Kirchschlager, J. Stangl, N. Hrauda, G. Bauer, „Phase separation and exchange biasing in ferromagnetic IV-VI semiconductor Ge1−xMnxTe“, Applied Physics Letters 97, 023101 (2010) DOI: 10.1063/1.3459149

 

M. Simma, T. Fromherz, G. Bauer, and G. Springholz, "Type I/type II band alignment transition in strained PbSe/PbEuSeTe multiquantum wells", Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 212103 (2009), DOI: 10.1063/1.3263722 

 

B. Sanduijav, D. Matei, G. Chen, G. Springholz, "Shape transitions and island nucleation for Si/Ge molecular beam epitaxy on stripe-patterned Si (001) substrate", Phys. Rev. B 80, 125329/1-14 (2009), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.80.125329

 

E. Kaufmann, T. Schwarzl, H. Groiss, G. Hesser, F. Schäffler, L. Palmetshofer, G. Springholz, W. Heiss, "PbTe and SnTe quantum dot precipitates in a CdTe matrix fabricated by ion implantation", J. Appl. Phys. 106, 043105/1-5 (2009) DOI: 10.1063/1.3204499 (2009)

 

M. Eibelhuber, T. Schwarzl, A. Winter, H. Pascher, W. Heiss, and G. Springholz, "Mid-infrared vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers based on lead salt/BaF2 Bragg mirrors", Proc. SPIE 6900, 69000E (2008) DOI: 10.1117/12.783927

 

M. Eibelhuber, T. Schwarzl, G. Springholz, and W. Heiss, "Lead salt microdisk lasers operating in continuous wave mode at 5.3 mu m wavelength", Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 021118 (2009), DOI: 10.1063/1.3072358

 

D. Matei, B. Sanduijav, G. Chen, G. Hesser, and G. Springholz, "Molecular beam epitaxy of Si/Ge nanoislands on stripe-patterned Si (001) substrates with different stripe orientations", J. Crystal Growth 311, 2220-2223 (2009) DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2008.12.004

 

M. Mixa, V. Holy, and G. Springholz, „Kinetic Monte Carlo simulation of self-organized growth of PbSe/PbEuTe quantum dot multilayers“ Physical Review B 80 045325 (2009) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.80.045325

 

T. Schwarzl, E. Kaufmann, G. Springholz, K. Koike, T. Hotei, M. Yano, and W. Heiss, "Temperature-dependent midinfrared photoluminescence of epitaxial PbTe/CdTe quantum dots and calculation of the corresponding transition energy", Phys. Rev. B 78, 165320 (2008), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.78.165320

 

V. Holý, J Stangl, R. T. Lechner, and G. Springholz, "X-ray scattering from periodic arrays of quantum dots", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 20 454215 (2008) DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/20/45/454215

 

D. Matei, B. Sanduijav, G. Chen, G. Hesser, and G. Springholz, “Molecular beam epitaxy of Si/Ge nanoislands on stripe-patterned Si (001) substrates with different stripe orientations”, Journal of Crystal Growth 311, 2220 – 2223 (2009) DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2008.12.004

 

M. Eibelhuber, T. Schwarzl, A. Winter, H. Pascher, W. Heiss, and G. Springholz, “Mid-infrared vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers based on lead salt/BaF2 Bragg mirrors“, Proc. SPIE 6900, 69000E (2008)

 

L. Abtin and G. Springholz, "Stabilization of PbSe quantum dots by ultrathin EuTe and SrTe barrier layers", Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 163102 (2008), DOI: 10.1063/1.3000386

 

H. Groiss, E. Kaufmann, G. Springholz, T. Schwarzl, G. Hesser, F. Schäffler, W. Heiss, K. Koike, T. Ikatura, T. Hotei, M. Yano, and T. Wojtowicz, "Size-controlled quantum dots fabricated by precipitation of epitaxially grown, immiscible semiconductor heterosystems", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 20 454216 (2008) DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/20/45/454216

 

B. Sanduijav, D. Matei, G. Chen, F. Schaffler, G. Bauer, G. Springholz, "In situ scanning tunnelling microscopy investigations of Si epitaxial growth on pit-patterned Si (001) substrates", Thin Solid Films 517, 293-296 (2008) DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2008.08.120

 

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W. Heiss, M. Böberl, T. Schwarzl, G. Springholz, J. Fürst, H. Pascher, "Applications of lead-salt microcavities for mid-infrared devices", Proc. IEEE-Optoelectronics, in print.

 

G. Springholz, L. Abtin, V. Holy, "Shape and composition of buried PbSe quantum dots determined by scanning tunneling microscopy", Applied Physics Letters 90, 113119 (2007)

 

G. Springholz and G. Bauer, “Molecular beam epitaxy of IV-VI semiconductor hetero- and nanostructures”, phys. stat. sol. (b) 244, 2752-2767 (2007)

 

G. Springholz, G. Bauer, “Molecular beam epitaxy of IV-VI semiconductor hetero- and nanostructures” phys. stat. sol. (b) 244, 2752-2767 (2007)

 

G. Springholz, L. Abtin, V. Holy, „Shape and composition of buried PbSe quantum dots determined by scanning tunneling microscopy”, Applied Physics Letters 90, 113119 (2007)

 

W. Heiss, H. Groiss, E. Kaufmann, G. Hesser, M. Böberl, G. Springholz, F. Schäffler, R. Leitsmann, F. Bechstedt, K. Koike, H. Harada, M. Yano, ”Quantum dots with coherent interfaces between rocksalt-PbTe and zincblende-CdTe”, J. Appl. Phys. 101, 081723 (2007)

 

T. Schwarzl, J. Fürst, G. Springholz, M. Böberl, E. Kaufmann, J. Roither, G. Bauer, H. Pascher, W. Heiss, “Emission properties of 6.7 micron vertical-emitting microcavity lasers operating in continuous-wave mode”, in: Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors, Vienna, Austria, 24-28 July 2006 (AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 893), eds.: W. Jantsch, F. Schäffler, Melville, NY 1135-1136 (2007)

 

H. Groiss, E. Kaufmann, G. Springholz, T. Schwarzl, G. Hesser, F. Schäffler, W. Heiss, K. Koike, T. Itakura, T. Hotei, M. Yano, T. Wojtowicz, “Size control and midinfrared emission of epitaxial PbTe/CdTe quantum dot precipitates grown by molecular beam epitaxy”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 222106-1/3 (2007)

 

L. Abtin, G. Springholz, and V. Holy, ”Surface Exchange and Shape Transitions of PbSe Quantum Dots during Overgrowth”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 266103 (2006)

 

M. Simma, T. Fromherz, A. Raab, G. Springholz, and G. Bauer, ”Lateral photocurrent spectroscopy on self-assembled PbSe quantum dots” Applied Physics Letters 88, 201105-17 (2006)

 

V. Holy, T. Schülli, R. T. Lechner, G. Springholz and G. Bauer, ”Changes in the shapes of self-organized PbSe quantum dots during PbEuTe overgrowth investigated by anomalous X-ray diffraction” Applied Surface Science 253, 177-81 (2006)

W. Heiss, H. Groiss, E. Kaufmann, G. Hesser, M. Böberl, G. Springholz, F. Schäffler, K. Koike, H. Harada, and M. Yano, “Centrosymmetric PbTe/CdTe quantum dots coherently embedded by epitaxial precipitation“Applied Physics Letters 88, 192109-11 (2006)

 

M. Simma, D. Lugovyy, T. Fromherz, A. Raab, G. Springholz and G. Bauer, ”Deformation potentials and photo-response of strained PbSe quantum wells and quantum dots”, Physica E 32, 123-126 (2006)

 

W. Heiss, E. Kaufmann, M. Böberl, T. Schwarzl, G. Springholz, G. Hesser, F. Schäffler, K. Koike, H. Harada, M. Yano, R. Leitsman, L. E. Ramos, F. Bechstedt,”Highly luminescent nanocrystal quantum dots fabricated by lattice-type mismatched epitaxy“ Physica E 35, 241-245 (2006)

 

T. Schwarzl, J.Fürst, M.Böberl, E.Kaufmann, J.Roither, H.Pascher, G.Bauer, G.Springholz, W.Heiss, ”Mid-infrared emission from 100% spin-polarized states in IV-VI vertical-cavity surface emitting lasers” in: Narrow Gap Semiconductors, eds. Kono & Léotin, Institute of Physics Conference Series Number 187, Taylor & Franics, 329-334 (2006)

 

E. W. Baumgartner, T. Schwarzl, G. Springholz and W. Heiss, “Highly efficient epitaxial Bragg mirrors with broad omnidirctional reflectance bands in the mid-infrared” Applied Physics Letters 89, 051110-12 (2006)

 

T. Schwarzl, G. Springholz, M. Böberl, E. Kaufmann, J. Roither, W. Heiss, J. Fürst, and H. Pascher, “Emission properties of 6.7 µm continuous-wave PbSe-based vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers operating up to 100 K“ Applied Physics Letters 86, 031102 (2005)

V. Holy, T.U. Schülli, R.T. Lechner, G. Springholz and G. Bauer, ”Anomalous X-ray diffraction from self-assembled PbSe/PbEuTe quantum dots” Journal of Alloys and Compounds 401, 4–10 (2005)

 

T. Schwarzl, M. Böberl, G. Springholz, W. Heiss, J. Fürst and H. Pascher, „Molecular beam epitaxy of vertical-emitting microcavity lasers for the 6-8 micron spectral rangee operating in continuous-wave mode“ Journal of Crystal Growth 278, 723 – 727(2005)

 

J. Fürst, T. Schwarzl, M. Böberl, H. Pascher, G. Springholz, W. Heiss and G. Bauer, “Magnetic field tunable circularly polarized stimulated emission from mid-infrared IV-VI vertical emitting lasers“ Applied Physics Letters 86, 021109 (2005)

 

 

Reviews and book contributions

 

G. Springholz, „Self-organized Quantum Dot Multilayer Structures“ in: Handbook of Self Assembled Semiconductor Nanostructures for Novel Devices in Photonics and Electronics, ed. M. Henini (Butterworth-Heinemann, Elshevier, Oxford 2008), p.1-60

 

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G. Springholz, V. Holy, “Stacking and ordering in Self-Organized Quantum Dot Multilayer Structures”, In: "Lateral alignment of epitaxial quantum dots", Springer Series on Nanoscience and -technology", ed. O. G. Schmidt, series editors: P. Avouris, K. v. Klitzing, H. Sakaki, R. Wiesendanger, Springer-Verlag, Berlin 2006, p. 246-303

 

G. Springholz, T. Schwarzl and W. Heiss, ”Mid-infrared Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers based on the Lead Salt Compounds” in: Mid-infrared Semiconductor Optoelectronics, ed. A. Krier (Springer-Verlag London, 2006, ISBN, 184628208X), p. 265 – 302

 

G. Bauer and G. Springholz, “Fundamental Properties of Lead Salts“, in: Encyclopedia of Modern Optics, ed. B. D. Guenther (Elshevier, 2005) p. 385-392

 

G. Springholz, „Three-Dimensional Stacking of Self-Assembled Quantum Dots in Multilayer Structures”, Comptes Rendues de Physique 6, 89-103 (2005)