Publications

FLASH publications

T. Grange, D. Stark, G. Scalari, J. Faist,  L. Persichetti,  L. Di Gaspare,  M. De Seta,  M. Ortolani,  D.J. Paul,  G. Capellini, S. Birner and M. Virgilio, "Room temperature operation of n-type Ge/SiGe terahertz quantum cascade lasers predicted by non-equilibrium Green’s functions" Applied Physics Letters 114, 111102 (2019). https://aip.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/1.5082172 Preprint available open access at https://arxiv.org/pdf/1811.12879.pdf.

C. Ciano, M. Virgilio, M. Montanari, L. Persichetti, L. Di Gaspare, M. Ortolani, L. Baldassarre, M. H. Zöllner, O. Skibitzki, G.Scalari, J. Faist, D. J. Paul, M. Scuderi, G. Nicotra, T. Grange, S. Birner, G. Capellini, and M. De Seta, “Controlled electron-state coupling in asymmetric Ge/GeSi multi-quantum well” Physical Review Applied 11, 014003, January 2019. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.11.014003. Pre-print available open access at 10.5281/zenodo.2319242.

M. Montanari, M. Virgilio, C. L. Manganelli, P. Zaumseil, M. H. Zoellner, Y. Hou, M. A. Schubert, L. Persichetti, L. Di Gaspare, M. De Seta, E. Vitiello, E. Bonera, F. Pezzoli, and G. Capellini, “Photoluminescence study of inter-band transitions in few, pseudomorphic and strain-unbalanced Ge/GeSi multiple quantum wells” Physical Review B 98 195310, (2018). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.98.195310. Pre-print available open access at https://arxiv.org/abs/1811.08665.

L. Persichetti, M. Fanfoni, M. De Seta, L. Di Gaspare, L. Ottaviano, C. Goletti, and A. Sgarlata, “Formation of extended thermal etch pits on annealed Ge wafers” Applied Surface Science 462, 86 (2018). 10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.08.075. Pre-print available open access at https://arxiv.org/abs/1809.03404.

 

Conference presentations

M. Montanari, L. Persichetti, C. Ciano, M. Virgilio, L. Di Gaspare, M. Ortolani, L. Baldassarre, M. Zoellner, O. Skibitzki, D. Stark, G. Scalari, J. Faist, K. Rew, D. J. Paul, M. Scuderi, G. Nicotra, S. Mukherjee, O. Moutanabbir, T. Grange, S. Birner, G. Capellini and M. De Seta “n-type Ge/SiGe Multi Quantum-Wells for a THz Quantum Cascade Laser”, TERAMETANANO Conference LEcce, Italy, May 2019

 

M. Montanari, C. Ciano, L. Di Gaspare, L. Persichetti, M. Virgilio, M. Ortolani, L. Baldassarre, G. Capellini, M. Zoellner, O. Skibitzki, M. Helm, G. Scalari, D. Stark, J. Faist,  K.Rew, D.J. Paul, T. Grange, S. Birner, and M. De Seta“Optical properties of a n-doped Ge/SiGe quantum wells in the THz range”, Joint ISTDM / ICSi 2018 Conference Potsdam, Germany, May 2018

 

Stefan Birner, “The nextnano Software for the Simulation of Strained SiGe Heterostructures”, Joint ISTDM / ICSI 2018 Conference, Potsdam, Germany, May 2018

 

Thomas Grange, Giacomo Scalari, Giovanni Capellini, Douglas Paul, Stefan Birner, Monica De Seta, Michele Virgilio, “Temperature-robust terahertz quantum cascade lasers using Ge/SiGe”, 34th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors, Montpellier, France, July 2018

 

M. Montanari, C. Ciano, L. Di Gaspare, L. Persichetti, M. Virgilio, M. Ortolani, L. Baldassarre, G. Capellini, M. Zoellner, O. Skibitzki, M. Helm, G. Scalari, D. Stark, J. Faist, K.Rew, D.J. Paul, T. Grange, S. Birner, and M. De Seta “Towards a THz quantum cascade laser based on silicon heterostructures”, E-MRS Fall Meeting Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 2018.

 

Thomas Grange, Giacomo Scalari, Giovanni Capellini, Douglas J. Paul, Stefan Birner, Monica De Seta, and Michele Virgilio “Modeling electron transport in quantum cascade lasers”, 8th International Quantum Cascade Laser School and Workshop IQCLSW 2018, Cassis, France, 2nd-7th Sept. 2018.

 

Thomas Grange, Giacomo Scalari, Giovanni Capellini, Douglas J. Paul, Stefan Birner, Monica De Seta, and Michele Virgilio, “Temperature-robust terahertz quantum cascade lasers using Ge/SiGe”, ICPS 2018 - 34th International conference on the physics of semiconductors, Montpellier, 29th July - August 3rd 2018.

 

Chiara Ciano, Michele Montanari, Giovanni Capellini, Luciana Di Gaspare, Michele Virgilio, Douglas J. Paul, Giacomo Scalari, Stefan Birner, Thomas Grange, Leonetta Baldassarre, Michele Ortolani, Monica De Seta, "Germanium Quantum Wells in the Conduction Band for Terahertz Emission on Silicon Substrates" 8th International Quantum Cascade Laser School and Workshop IQCLSW 2018, Cassis, France, 2nd-7th Sept. 2018

 

Thomas Grange “Temperature robustness of Ge/SiGe terahertz quantum cascade lasers” 8th International Quantum Cascade Laser School and Workshop IQCLSW 2018, Cassis, France, 2nd-7th Sept. 2018

 

Kirsty Rew, Giacomo Scalari, Giovanni Capellini, Luciana Di Gaspare, Monica De Seta, Stefan Birner, Michele Virgilio, Michele Ortolani, Douglas J. Paul, "Waveguide loss simulations and measurements for Ge/SiGe terahertz quantum cascade lasers" 8th International Quantum Cascade Laser School and Workshop IQCLSW 2018, Cassis, France, 2nd-7th Sept. 2018

 

Carola Burkl, Thomas Grange, Stefan Birner "Algorithm for transferring a working quantum cascade laser design to any other material system" 8th International Quantum Cascade Laser School and Workshop IQCLSW 2018, Cassis, France, 2nd-7th Sept. 2018

 

Stefan Birner “The Nonequilibrium Green’s Function Method for the simulation of Resonant Tunneling Diodes and Quantum Cascade Lasers using the nextnano software”, Fraunhofer Research Institution for Microsystems and Solid State Technologies EMFT, Munich, Germany, 6th Nov. 2018