Fabrication of GaN/GaN:Mn core/shell nanowires and their photoluminescences

Ungkil Kim, Han Kyu Seong, Myoung Ha Kim, Heon Jin Choi

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We report on the fabrication of GaN/GaN:Mn core/shell nanowires (NWs) using a two-step metalorganic chemcial vapor deposition (MOCVD) and chloride-based chemical vapor transport (CVT) process. Structural analyses indicated that the heterostructure NWs were single crystalline and exhibited a core/shell and lozenge structure. The photoluminescence (PL) of the core/shell NWs showed a peak at a center wavelength of 454 nm, which was red-shifted compared to those of GaN and GaN:Mn NWs. This outcome indicates the accumulation of excited carriers at the interfaces that would be helpful in developing novel magnetism in diluted magnetic GaN:Mn semiconductors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-99
Number of pages3
JournalMaterials Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jan 15

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Funding Information:
This research was supported in part by a grant from the program of the National Research Laboratory of the Korean Ministry of Science and Technology (R0A-2007-000-20075-0).

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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