Micro-photoluminescence mapping of light emissions from aluminum-coated InGaN/GaN quantum wells

Kazutaka Tateishi, Pangpang Wang, Sou Ryuzaki, Mitsuru Funato, Yoichi Kawakami, Koichi Okamoto, Kaoru Tamada

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

Micro-photoluminescence (PL) mapping was investigated for Al-coated InGaN/GaN quantum wells (QWs), which showed huge PL enhancement by the surface plasmon (SP) resonance. The obtained images show inhomogeneity at the micro-meter scale; in addition, the region with lower PL intensities tend to have a longer PL wavelength for bare QWs. This correlation changed with an Al coating, positive correlations were observed in an area with a relatively short peak wavelength with blue-shift. Conversely, negative correlations were observed at longer peak wavelengths. These results suggest that the quantum-confined Stark effect (QCSE) was screened by the enhanced electrical-field of the SP resonance.

Original languageEnglish
Article number052016
JournalApplied Physics Express
Volume12
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019 May 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Micro-photoluminescence mapping of light emissions from aluminum-coated InGaN/GaN quantum wells'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this