The progress in III-Nitride photonics research in 2009 is reviewed. The III-Nitride photonics research is a very active field with many important applications in the areas of energy, biosensors, laser devices, and communications. The applications of nitride semiconductors in energy-related technologies include solid-state lighting, solar cells, thermoelectric, and power electronics. Several new research areas in III-Nitride photonics related to terahertz photonics, intersubband quantum wells, nanostructures, and other devices are discussed.
- Intersubband quantum well
- Light-emitting diodes
- Solid state lighting
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering