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Full InGaN red light emitting diodes

A. Dussaigne
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F. Barbier
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S. Chenot
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A. Grenier
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A. M Papon
B. Samuel
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B. Ben Bakir
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D. Vaufrey
J. C Pillet
A. Gasse
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O. Ledoux
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M. Rozhavskaya
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D. Sotta
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Abstract

The full InGaN structure is used to achieve red light emitting diodes (LEDs). This LED structure is composed of a partly relaxed InGaN pseudo-substrate fabricated by Soitec, namely InGaNOS, a ndoped buffer layer formed by a set of In x Ga 1-x N/GaN superlattices, thin In y Ga 1-y N/In x Ga 1-x N multiple quantum wells, and a p doped In x Ga 1-x N area. p-doped InGaN layers are first studied to determine the optimal Mg concentration. In the case of an In content of 2%, an acceptor concentration of 1x10 19 /cm 3 was measured for a Mg concentration of 2x10 19 /cm 3. Red electroluminescence was then demonstrated for two generations of LEDs, including chip sizes of 300x300 and 50x50 µm². The differences between these two LED generations are detailed. For both devices, red emission with a peak wavelength at 620 nm was observed for a pumping current density of 12 A/cm². Red light-emission is maintained over the entire tested current range. From the first to the second LED generation, the maximum external quantum efficiency, obtained in the range of 17 to 40 A/cm², was increased by almost one order of magnitude (factor 9) thanks to the different optimizations.
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hal-03418848 , version 1 (08-11-2021)

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A. Dussaigne, F. Barbier, B. Damilano, S. Chenot, A. Grenier, et al.. Full InGaN red light emitting diodes. Journal of Applied Physics, 2020, 128 (13), pp.135704. ⟨10.1063/5.0016217⟩. ⟨hal-03418848⟩
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