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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 21 — Oct. 21, 2013
  • pp: 25607–25618

Optical properties of excitons in metal-insulator-semiconductor nanowires

Jie-Yun Yan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 21, pp. 25607-25618 (2013)

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The theoretical model for the metal-insulator-semiconductor nanowires is established and the optical properties are investigated. The linear absorption of the hybrid excitons, formed due to the exciton-plasmon interaction, shows obvious red shift on the magnitude of several meVs. The mechanism of the red shift is found to be the joint action of the increased excitonic binding energy attributed to the indirect Coulomb interaction and the decreased effective bandgap caused by the additional self-energy potential. The conclusion is also supported by the evolution of the absorption spectra with the adjustable structural parameters.

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OCIS Codes
(250.5403) Optoelectronics : Plasmonics
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures
(250.5590) Optoelectronics : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices

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Original Manuscript: September 12, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 10, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 10, 2013
Published: October 18, 2013

Jie-Yun Yan, "Optical properties of excitons in metal-insulator-semiconductor nanowires," Opt. Express 21, 25607-25618 (2013)

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