We present optical studies of carrier confinement in GaN/AlN quantum discs in nanowires and their application to photodetection on the nanoscale. Single-nanowire UV photodetector relying on carrier generation in quantum discs is demonstrated.
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M. Tchernycheva, L. Rigutti, G. Jacopin, A. De Luna Bugallo, F. H. Julien, L. F. Zagonel, O. Stephan, M. Kociak, and R. Songmuang, "Photocurrent Spectroscopy and Luminescence of GaN/AlN Quantum Discs in GaN Nanowires," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper QPDA8.
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