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Postgraduate Research on Dilute Metamorphic Nanostructures and Metamaterials in Semiconductor Photonics

Deliverables

Prototype tandem solar cells demonstrated and characterised

Prototype tandem solar cells demonstrated and characterised

Metamorphic III-Sb heterostructures with InP lattice-parameter

Metamorphic IIISb heterostructures with InP latticeparameter

Final report

Final report

Cells containing III-Sb/Si tandem heterostructures

Cells containing III-Sb/Si tandem heterostructures

3rd Training report

3rd training report

Theoretical analysis of design and optimum material requirements for III-V(N) devices in WP1, 3 and 4.

Theoretical analysis of design and optimum material requirements for IIIVN devices in WP1 3 and 4

1st Training report

1st training report

2nd Training report

2nd training report

(InGa)(AsN)/GaAs quantum wells emitting at 1.31 and 1.55 µm

(InGa)(AsN)/GaAs quantum wells emitting at 1.31 and 1.55 µm

Optimal hydrogenation conditions for full H passivation determined

Optimal hydrogenation conditions for full H passivation determined

Nanoscale LEDs fabricated by spatially controlled H-dopant dissociation

Nanoscale LEDs fabricated by spatially controlled H-dopant dissociation

All ESRs completed 1st secondment

All ESRs completed 1st secondment

Progress report

Progress report worked out and delivered to REA

Solar cells containing GaAsN/GaSb QD stacks exhibiting intermediate band behaviour

Solar cells containing GaAsN/GaSb QD stacks exhibiting intermediate band behaviour

Single layer GaSbN QD grown and characterised

Single layer GaSbN QD grown and characterised

Band structure parameters established for relevant III-V(N) heterostructures

Band structure parameters established for relevant IIIVN heterostructures

Seminars, exhibitions & webinars

Seminars, exhibitions & webinars

Public engagement

Press releases, open days, public lectures, YouTube/podcasts

Website launch

Website launch

Supervisory Board of the Network

Supervisory Board in place and ready to take decisions

Summer school

Summer school

All doctoral degrees awarded

All doctoral degrees awarded

Conference

Conference

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Publications

Resonant Zener tunnelling via zero-dimensional states in a narrow gap diode

Author(s): D. M. Di Paola, M. Kesaria, O. Makarovsky, A. Velichko, L. Eaves, N. Mori, A. Krier, A. Patanè
Published in: Scientific Reports, 6, 2016, Page(s) 32039, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/srep32039

Quantum Random Number Generation Using a Quanta Image Sensor

Author(s): Emna Amri, Yacine Felk, Damien Stucki, Jiaju Ma, Eric Fossum
Published in: Sensors, 16/7, 2016, Page(s) 1002, ISSN 1424-8220
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/s16071002

All-semiconductor plasmonic gratings for biosensing applications in the mid-infrared spectral range

Author(s): Franziska B. Barho, Fernando Gonzalez-Posada, Maria-José Milla-Rodrigo, Mario Bomers, Laurent Cerutti, Thierry Taliercio
Published in: Optics Express, 24/14, 2016, Page(s) 16175, ISSN 1094-4087
Publisher: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/OE.24.016175

Localized surface plasmon resonance frequency tuning in highly doped InAsSb/GaSb one-dimensional nanostructures

Author(s): M J Milla, F Barho, F González-Posada, L Cerutti, M Bomers, J-B Rodriguez, E Tournié, T Taliercio
Published in: Nanotechnology, 27/42, 2016, Page(s) 425201, ISSN 0957-4484
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/27/42/425201

Highly-mismatched InAs/InSe heterojunction diodes

Author(s): A. V. Velichko, Z. R. Kudrynskyi, D. M. Di Paola, O. Makarovsky, M. Kesaria, A. Krier, I. C. Sandall, C. H. Tan, Z. D. Kovalyuk, A. Patanè
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, 109/18, 2016, Page(s) 182115, ISSN 0003-6951
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.4967381

Temporal jitter in free-running InGaAs/InP single-photon avalanche detectors

Author(s): Emna Amri, Gianluca Boso, Boris Korzh, Hugo Zbinden
Published in: Optics Letters, 41/24, 2016, Page(s) 5728, ISSN 0146-9592
Publisher: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/OL.41.005728

Investigation of temperature and temporal stability of AlGaAsSb avalanche photodiodes

Author(s): Salman Abdullah, Chee Hing Tan, Xinxin Zhou, Shiyong Zhang, Lucas Pinel, Jo Shien Ng
Published in: Optics Express, 25/26, 2017, Page(s) 33610, ISSN 1094-4087
Publisher: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/oe.25.033610

Pedestal formation of all-semiconductor gratings through GaSb oxidation for mid-IR plasmonics

Author(s): Mario Bomers, Franziska Barho, María José Milla-Rodrigo, Laurent Cerutti, Richard Arinero, Fernando Gonzalez-Posada Flores, Eric Tournié, Thierry Taliercio
Published in: Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 51/1, 2018, Page(s) 015104, ISSN 0022-3727
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/aa98af

Highly doped semiconductor plasmonic nanoantenna arrays for polarization selective broadband surface-enhanced infrared absorption spectroscopy of vanillin

Author(s): Franziska B. Barho, Fernando Gonzalez-Posada, Maria-Jose Milla, Mario Bomers, Laurent Cerutti, Eric Tournié, Thierry Taliercio
Published in: Nanophotonics, 7/2, 2017, ISSN 2192-8614
Publisher: De Gruyter
DOI: 10.1515/nanoph-2017-0052

Phosphonate monolayers on InAsSb and GaSb surfaces for mid-IR plasmonics

Author(s): Mario Bomers, Aude Mezy, Laurent Cerutti, Franziska Barho, Fernando Gonzalez-Posada Flores, Eric Tournié, Thierry Taliercio
Published in: Applied Surface Science, 451, 2018, Page(s) 241-249, ISSN 0169-4332
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.04.208

Tunable plasmonic resonance of gallium nanoparticles by thermal oxidation at low temperatures

Author(s): S Catalán-Gómez, A Redondo-Cubero, F J Palomares, F Nucciarelli, J L Pau
Published in: Nanotechnology, 28/40, 2017, Page(s) 405705, ISSN 0957-4484
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/aa8505

Optical Detection and Spatial Modulation of Mid-Infrared Surface Plasmon Polaritons in a Highly Doped Semiconductor

Author(s): Davide Maria Di Paola, Anton V. Velichko, Mario Bomers, Nilanthy Balakrishnan, Oleg Makarovsky, Mario Capizzi, Laurent Cerutti, Alexei N. Baranov, Manoj Kesaria, Anthony Krier, Thierry Taliercio, Amalia Patanè
Published in: Advanced Optical Materials, 6/3, 2018, Page(s) 1700492, ISSN 2195-1071
Publisher: Wiley
DOI: 10.1002/adom.201700492

Surface-enhanced infrared absorption with Si-doped InAsSb/GaSb nano-antennas

Author(s): M. J. Milla, F. Barho, F. González-Posada, L. Cerutti, B. Charlot, M. Bomers, F. Neubrech, E. Tournie, T. Taliercio
Published in: Optics Express, 25/22, 2017, Page(s) 26651, ISSN 1094-4087
Publisher: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/oe.25.026651

Quantum cascade lasers grown on silicon

Author(s): Hoang Nguyen-Van, Alexei N. Baranov, Zeineb Loghmari, Laurent Cerutti, Jean-Baptiste Rodriguez, Julie Tournet, Gregoire Narcy, Guilhem Boissier, Gilles Patriarche, Michael Bahriz, Eric Tournié, Roland Teissier
Published in: Scientific Reports, 8/1, 2018, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-24723-2

High Ultraviolet Absorption in Colloidal Gallium Nanoparticles Prepared from Thermal Evaporation

Author(s): Flavio Nucciarelli, Iria Bravo, Sergio Catalan-Gomez, Luis Vázquez, Encarnación Lorenzo, Jose Pau
Published in: Nanomaterials, 7/7, 2017, Page(s) 172, ISSN 2079-4991
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/nano7070172

Effects of carrier injection profile on low noise thin Al 085 Ga 015 As 056 Sb 044 avalanche photodiodes

Author(s): Lucas L.G. Pinel, Simon J. Dimler, Xinxin Zhou, Salman Abdullah, Shiyong Zhang, Chee Hing Tan, Jo Shien Ng
Published in: Optics Express, 26/3, 2018, Page(s) 3568, ISSN 1094-4087
Publisher: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.1364/oe.26.003568

InP:S/AlInAs:C Tunnel Junction Grown by MOVPE for Photovoltaic Applications

Author(s): Stefano Soresi, Gwénaëlle Hamon, Alexandre Larrue, José Alvarez, Mauricio P. Pires, Jean Decobert
Published in: physica status solidi (a), 215/8, 2018, Page(s) 1700427, ISSN 1862-6300
Publisher: Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbbH & Co.
DOI: 10.1002/pssa.201700427

Growth and characterization of AlInAsSb layers lattice-matched to GaSb

Author(s): J. Tournet, Y. Rouillard, E. Tournié
Published in: Journal of Crystal Growth, 477, 2017, Page(s) 72-76, ISSN 0022-0248
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2017.04.001

Size-selective breaking of the core–shell structure of gallium nanoparticles

Author(s): S Catalán-Gómez, A Redondo-Cubero, F J Palomares, L Vázquez, E Nogales, F Nucciarelli, B Méndez, N Gordillo, J L Pau
Published in: Nanotechnology, 29/35, 2018, Page(s) 355707, ISSN 0957-4484
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/aacb91

Site-Controlled Single-Photon Emitters Fabricated by Near-Field Illumination

Author(s): Francesco Biccari, Alice Boschetti, Giorgio Pettinari, Federico La China, Massimo Gurioli, Francesca Intonti, Anna Vinattieri, MayankShekhar Sharma, Mario Capizzi, Annamaria Gerardino, Luca Businaro, Mark Hopkinson, Antonio Polimeni, Marco Felici
Published in: Advanced Materials, 30/21, 2018, Page(s) 1705450, ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher: United Nations Industrial Developement Organization
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201705450

Mid-IR plasmonic compound with gallium oxide toplayer formed by GaSb oxidation in water

Author(s): Mario Bomers, Davide Maria Di Paola, Laurent Cerutti, Thierry Michel, Richard Arinero, Eric Tournié, Amalia Patanè, Thierry Taliercio
Published in: Semiconductor Science and Technology, 33/9, 2018, Page(s) 095009, ISSN 0268-1242
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6641/aad4bf

Electroluminescence and photoluminescence of type-II InAs/InAsSb strained-layer superlattices in the mid-infrared

Author(s): J.A. Keen, E. Repiso, Q. Lu, M. Kesaria, A.R.J. Marshall, A. Krier
Published in: Infrared Physics & Technology, 93, 2018, Page(s) 375-380, ISSN 1350-4495
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.infrared.2018.08.001

Modified qHAADF method for atomic column-by-column compositional quantification of semiconductor heterostructures

Author(s): Atif A. Khan, M. Herrera, J. Pizarro, P. L. Galindo, P. J. Carrington, H. Fujita, A. Krier, S. I. Molina
Published in: Journal of Materials Science, 54/4, 2019, Page(s) 3230-3241, ISSN 0022-2461
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
DOI: 10.1007/s10853-018-3073-y

Open circuit voltage increase of GaSb/GaAs quantum ring solar cells under high hydrostatic pressure

Author(s): D. Montesdeoca, P.J. Carrington, I.P. Marko, M.C. Wagener, S.J. Sweeney, A. Krier
Published in: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 187, 2018, Page(s) 227-232, ISSN 0927-0248
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2018.07.028

1 eV Ga(NAsSb) grown by MOVPE using di- tertiary -butyl-arsano-amine (DTBAA)

Author(s): E. Sterzer, O. Maßmeyer, L. Nattermann, K. Jandieri, S. Gupta, A. Beyer, B. Ringler, C. von Hänisch, W. Stolz, K. Volz
Published in: AIP Advances, 8/5, 2018, Page(s) 055329, ISSN 2158-3226
Publisher: American Institute of Physics Inc.
DOI: 10.1063/1.5034083

GaSb-based solar cells for multi-junction integration on Si substrates

Author(s): J. Tournet, S. Parola, A. Vauthelin, D. Montesdeoca Cardenes, S. Soresi, F. Martinez, Q. Lu, Y. Cuminal, P.J. Carrington, J. Décobert, A. Krier, Y. Rouillard, E. Tournié
Published in: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 191, 2019, Page(s) 444-450, ISSN 0927-0248
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2018.11.035

Hole capture and emission dynamics of type-II GaSb/GaAs quantum ring solar cells

Author(s): Magnus C. Wagener, Denise Montesdeoca, Qi Lu, Andrew R.J. Marshall, Anthony Krier, J.R. Botha, Peter J. Carrington
Published in: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 189, 2019, Page(s) 233-238, ISSN 0927-0248
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2018.07.030

Thin $\text{Al}_{\mathbf{1{-}}{\boldsymbol x}}$ Ga$_{\boldsymbol{x}}$As $_{\mathbf{0.56}}$Sb $_{\mathbf{0.44}}$ Diodes With Low Excess Noise

Author(s): Xinxin Zhou, Lucas L. G. Pinel, Simon J. Dimler, Shiyong Zhang, Jo Shien Ng, Chee Hing Tan
Published in: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 24/2, 2018, Page(s) 1-5, ISSN 1077-260X
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/jstqe.2017.2725441

Thin Al 1− x Ga x As 0.56 Sb 0.44 diodes with extremely weak temperature dependence of avalanche breakdown

Author(s): Xinxin Zhou, Chee Hing Tan, Shiyong Zhang, Manuel Moreno, Shiyu Xie, Salman Abdullah, Jo Shien Ng
Published in: Royal Society Open Science, 4/5, 2017, Page(s) 170071, ISSN 2054-5703
Publisher: The Royal Society
DOI: 10.1098/rsos.170071

Highly doped InAsSb plasmonic arrays for mid-infrared biosensing

Author(s): F. Barho, F. Gonzalez-Posada, M.L Milla, M. Bomers, L. Cerutti, T. Taliercio
Published in: 2016 IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (NMDC), 2016, Page(s) 1-2, ISBN 978-1-5090-4352-1
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/nmdc.2016.7777128

Free-running InGaAs/InP single-photon avalanche diodes with 50 ps timing jitter (Conference Presentation)

Author(s): Gianluca Boso, Emna Amri, Boris Korzh, Hugo Zbinden
Published in: Advanced Photon Counting Techniques XI, 2017, Page(s) 102120F
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2264698

Antimony based mid-infrared semiconductor materials and devices monolithically grown on silicon substrates

Author(s): P. J. Carrington, E. Delli, P. D. Hodgson, E. Repiso, A. Craig, A. Marshall, A. Krier
Published in: 2017 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), 2017, Page(s) 307-308, ISBN 978-1-5090-6578-3
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ipcon.2017.8116118

The role of the oxide shell in the chemical functionalization of plasmonic gallium nanoparticles

Author(s): S. Catalán-Gómez, M. Briones, A. Redondo-Cubero, F. J. Palomares, F. Nucciarelli, E. Lorenzo, J. L. Pau
Published in: Optical Sensors 2017, 2017, Page(s) 102310D
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2265665

Optical spectroscopy of p-GaAs nanopillars on Si for monolithic integrated light sources

Author(s): J. S. D. Morales, S. Gandan, D. Ren, Tomasz J. Ochalski, Diana L. Huffaker
Published in: Quantum Dots and Nanostructures: Growth, Characterization, and Modeling XIV, 2017, Page(s) 1011409
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2252507

Gallium nanoparticles colloids synthesis for UV bio-optical sensors

Author(s): Flavio Nucciarelli, Iria Bravo, Luis Vázquez, Encarnación Lorenzo, Jose Luis Pau
Published in: Optical Sensors 2017, 2017, Page(s) 1023127
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2265883

Plasmonic bio-sensing based on highly doped semiconductors

Author(s): Thierry Taliercio, María José Milla-Rodrigo, Fernando Gonzalez Posada Flores, Mario Bomers, Franziska B. Barho, Eric Tournié, Laurent Cerutti
Published in: Optical Sensing, Imaging, and Photon Counting: Nanostructured Devices and Applications 2017, 2017, Page(s) 26, ISBN 9781-510611641
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2274303

InSb-based quantum dot nanostructures for mid-infrared photonic devices

Author(s): P. J. Carrington, E. Repiso, Q. Lu, H. Fujita, A. R. J. Marshall, Q. Zhuang, A. Krier
Published in: Nanophotonic Materials XIII, 2016, Page(s) 99190C
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2236869

Type II GaSb/GaAs quantum rings with extended photoresponse for efficient solar cells

Author(s): P. J. Carrington, D. Montesdeoca, H. Fujita, J. James, M. C. Wagener, J. R. Botha, A. R. J. Marshall, A. Krier
Published in: Next Generation Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion VII, 2016, Page(s) 993708
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2236957

Design of 3.3 and 4.2 μm mid-infrared metamorphic quantum well light-emitting diodes

Author(s): Reza Arkani, Christopher A. Broderick, Eoin P. OrReilly
Published in: 2018 International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), 2018, Page(s) 119-120, ISBN 978-1-5386-5599-3
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/nusod.2018.8570223

AlInAsSb for GaSb-based multi-junction solar cells

Author(s): Julie Tournet, Eric Tournié, Yves Rouillard
Published in: Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices VII, 2018, Page(s) 10, ISBN 9781-510615403
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2289791

Al0.85Ga0.15As0.56Sb0.44 avalanche photodiodes with high immunity to temperature fluctuation

Author(s): S. Zhang, Salman Abdullah, Chee Hing Tan, Jo Shien Ng
Published in: Optical Sensing, Imaging, and Photon Counting: From X-Rays to THz, 2018, Page(s) 22, ISBN 9781-510620308
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2326847

Computational design of metamorphic In(N)AsSb mid-infrared light-emitting diodes

Author(s): Reza Arkani, Christopher A. Broderick, Eoin P. O'Reilly
Published in: 2018 IEEE 18th International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), 2018, Page(s) 1-4, ISBN 978-1-5386-5336-4
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/nano.2018.8626250

Redshift of lasing modes in time-resolved spectra for GaAs-AlGaAs core-shell nanowires lasers on silicon (Conference Presentation)

Author(s): Juan Salvador Dominguez Morales, Thomas Stettner, Shumithira Gandan, David P. Williams, Gregor Koblmueller, Jonathan J. Finley, Tomasz J. Ochalski
Published in: Silicon Photonics XIII, 2018, Page(s) 38, ISBN 9781-510615601
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2286315

Single-mode lasing in InGaAs nanopillars on SOI (Conference Presentation)

Author(s): Juan Salvador Dominguez Morales, Hyunseok Kim, Shumithira Gandan, David P. Williams, Wook-Jae Lee, Diana L. Huffaker, Tomasz J. Ochalski
Published in: Quantum Dots and Nanostructures: Growth, Characterization, and Modeling XV, 2018, Page(s) 3, ISBN 9781-510615724
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2286320