A Study on ZnSSe : Te/ZnMgSSe DH Structure Blue and Green Light Emitting Diodes

  • Lee Hong-Chan (Div. of Mechatronics Eng., Korea Maritime Univ.)
  • Published : 2005.11.01

Abstract

The optical properties of $ZnS_{y}Se_{1-x-y}:Te_x\;(x\;<\;0.08,\;y\∼0.11$) alloys grown by molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) have been investigated by photoluminescence (PL) and PL-excitation (PLE) spectroscopy. Good optical properties and high crystal quality were established with lattice match condition to GaAs substrate. At room temperature, emission in the visible spectrum region from blue to green was obtained by varying the Te content of the ZnSSe:Te alloy. The efficient blue and green emission were assigned to $Te_{1}$Tel and $Te_{n}$ (n$\geq$2) cluster bound excitons, respectively. Bright blue (462 nm) and green (535 nm) light emitting diodes (LEDs) have been developed using ZnSSe:Te system as an active layer.

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