Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
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Electronic States in Semiconductor Quantum Dot with Fluctuating Interfaces

Hiroyuki Tachibana
Totsuji, Hiroo
Totsuji, Chieko
Effects of interface fluctuations on the electronic states in semiconductor quantum dots are analyzed on the basis of numerical solutions for ground state wave functions and energy eigenvalues. It is shown that the effective volume of confinement becomes smaller than the real volume of quantum dots due to fluctuation. This effect comes from the fact that the wave functions with larger characteristic wavelength are not able to deform themselves following the fluctuation of interfaces exactly.