High field transport in an edge overgrown lateral superlattice

C. Kurdak, A. Zaslavsky, D. C. Tsui, M. B. Santos, M. Shayegan

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We have realized by cleaved edge overgrowth a two-dimensional electron gas system in a one-dimensional lateral superlattice consisting of 100 periods of 120 Å GaAs/20 Å AlGaAs. These devices exhibit nonlinear I-V, including negative differential resistance, at high electric fields. We demonstrate, by monitoring the changes in the two-dimensional electron density, that the nonlinear I-V is due to high field induced electron trapping.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)323
Number of pages1
JournalApplied Physics Letters
StatePublished - 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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