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1st Edition

Lattice Engineering
Technology and Applications

Edited By

Shumin Wang

ISBN 9789814316293
Published November 27, 2012 by Jenny Stanford Publishing
412 Pages 10 Color & 183 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book contains comprehensive reviews of different technologies used to harness lattice mismatch in semiconductor heterostructures and their applications in electronic and optoelectronic devices. It also covers methods such as compliant substrate, selective area growth, wafer bonding, and heterostructure nanowires. Basic knowledge on dislocations in semiconductors and innovative methods to eliminate threading dislocations are provided, and successful device applications are reviewed. It covers important semiconductor materials, epitaxial methods , and devices.

Table of Contents

Dislocation reduction by interfacial misfit method
compliant substrates
selective area growth
low temperature direct wafer bonding
heterostructures and strain relaxation in semiconductor nanowires
epitaxial growth of nitrides
metamorphic HEMT technology
metamorphic HBTs
metamorphic quantum dot lasers
metamorphic quantum well lasers
nitride based LEDs and laser diodes

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Shumin Wang is Professor at Photonics Laboratory, Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. He received BSc and MSc from Department of Physics, Fudan University, China, in 1985 and 1988, respectively, and PhD from Department of Physics, Gothenburg University, Sweden, in 1994. He has been then working at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, since 1994, and was promoted to Associate Professor and Professor in 1999 and 2008, respectively.