Theory of Threading Edge and Screw Dislocations in GaN

Elsner, J, Jones, R, Sitch, P K, Porezag, V D, Elstner, M, Frauenheim, Th, Heggie, M I, Oberg, S and Briddon, P R (1997) Theory of Threading Edge and Screw Dislocations in GaN. Physical Review Letters, 79 (19). 3672 - 3675. ISSN 00319007

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The atomic structures, electrical properties, and line energies for threading screw and threading edge dislocations of wurtzite GaN are calculated within the local-density approximation. Both dislocations are electrically inactive with a band gap free from deep levels. These results are understood to arise from relaxed core structures which are similar to (1010) surfaces.

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Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Chemistry
Depositing User: Malcolm Heggie
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 18:32
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