Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ)

QH - Quanteneffektbauelemente und Halbleitertechnologie

  • Type: Lecture (L)
  • Semester: Summer Term
  • Place:

    30.10 IPQ Raum3.42

  • Time:

    No lecture course in SS2020! / Die Vorlesung findet im SS2020 nicht statt!

  • Lecturer:

    Dr. Martin Walther

  • SWS: 2
  • Lv-No.: 2309476



Attention: No lecture course in SS2020!

Achtung: Die Vorlesung findet im SS2020 nicht statt!


Bi-spectral thermal image
Bi-spectral thermal image of a quantum functional infrared detector
quantum cascade laser
Band structure of a quantum cascade laser

Fundamental properties of quantum functional devices

  • Heterostructures and band gap engineering
  • Carrier confinement in 2-, 1- and 0-dim structures

Quantum functional compound semiconductor devices

  • High electron mobility transistors and circuits
  • Quantum well, quantum dot and quantum cascade lasers
  • Infrared detectors
  • Single photon devices for quantum cryptography

Compound semiconductor technology

  • Epitaxy, lithography, etching and deposition

Future trends in microelectronics

  • Scaling limits, Moore‘s law, devices beyond Moore