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Cleaved edge overgrowth for quantum wire fabrication

Pfeiffer, Loren, Stormer, H. L., Baldwin, K. W., West, K. W., Goñi, A. R., Pinczuk, A., Ashoori, R. C., Dignam, M. M. and Wegscheider, Werner (1993) Cleaved edge overgrowth for quantum wire fabrication. Journal of Crystal Growth 127 (1-4), pp. 849-857.

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We review a new molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) technique we call cleaved edge overgrowth (CEO), which makes possible fabrication of quantum wires or other lower dimensional quantum structures with atomic precision. CEO is accomplished by performing two separate MBE overgrowths separated by an in situ cleave of the substrate sample. We review our development of this novel method and give several examples of new structures recently fabricated using it.

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Institutions:Physics > Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics > Alumni or Retired Professors > Group Werner Wegscheider
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Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 530 Physics
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