Proposed experiment for the observation of surface plasmons in semiconductor superlattices

Jainendra K. Jain, S. Das Sarma

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Abstract

It is shown that for an increased charge density on the outermost layer, the semi-infinite semiconductor superlattice can sustain a surface plasmon even in the absence of a dielectric mismatch at the surface. An experiment is proposed to observe this as-yet-unobserved surface mode.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)918-920
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume35
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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