Photonic-crystal silicon-nanocluster light-emitting device

Isodiana Crupi, Calogero D. Presti, Angelo Piana, Pier Giorgio Fallica, Francesco Priolo, Pier Giorgio Fallica, Pier Giorgio Fallica, Alessia Irrera, Isodiana Crupi, Delfo Sanfilippo, Fabio Iacona, Giorgia Franzó, Gianfranco Di Stefano

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We report on enhanced light extraction from a light-emitting device based on amorphous silicon nanoclusters, suitable for very-large-scale integration, and operating at room temperature. Standard low-cost optical lithography is employed to fabricate a two-dimensional photonic crystal onto the device. We measured a vertical emission with the extracted radiation enhanced by over a factor of 4, without the aid of any buried reflector. These achievements demonstrate that a cost-effective exploitation of photonic crystals is indeed within the reach of semiconductor industry and open the way to a new generation of nanostructured silicon devices in which photonic and electronic functions are integrated together. © 2006 American Institute of Physics.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1-3
Numero di pagine3
RivistaApplied Physics Letters
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2006

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