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May 2009

Volume 206, Issue 5

Pages 757–1100

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    1. Cover Picture: Phys. Status Solidi A 206/5

      Article first published online: 5 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200990005

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    1. Back Cover: Phys. Status Solidi A 206/5

      Article first published online: 5 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200990006

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    1. Contents: Phys. Status Solidi A 206/5 (pages 757–765)

      Article first published online: 5 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200921664

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    1. Preface: Phys. Status Solidi A 206/5 (pages 769–770)

      Jan Misiewicz and Piotr Sitarek

      Article first published online: 5 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881415

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    1. Fred H. Pollak († 19 June 2008) (page 771)

      Martin Muñoz and Ying-Sheng Huang

      Article first published online: 5 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881416

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    1. Modulation spectroscopy of semiconductor structures (MS3)

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      Analysis of polarization-dependent photoreflectance studies for c -plane GaN films grown on a -plane sapphire (pages 773–779)

      Marcus Röppischer, Rüdiger Goldhahn, Carsten Buchheim, Florian Furtmayr, Thomas Wassner, Martin Eickhoff, Christoph Cobet and Norbert Esser

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881406

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    1. Modulation spectroscopy of semiconductor structures (MS3)

    2. Photoreflectance spectroscopy for the qualification of GaAsSb alloys introduced in ultrafast heterojunction bipolar transistors on InP (pages 786–790)

      Houssam Chouaib, Catherine Bru-Chevallier, Aleksandra Apostoluk, Wojciech Rudno-Rudzinski, Jean-Luc Pelouard, Melania Lijadi and Philippe Bove

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881402

    3. Investigations of interdiffusion in InGaAsP multiple-quantum-well structures by photoreflectance (pages 791–795)

      D. Y. Lin, W. C. Lin, F. L. Wu, J. S. Wu, Y. T. Pan, S. L. Lee and Y. S. Huang

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881401

    4. Room temperature characterisation of InGaAlAs quantum well laser structures using electro-modulated reflectance and surface photovoltage spectroscopy (pages 796–802)

      Natasha E. Fox, Tarun K. Sharma, Stephen J. Sweeney and T. J. C. Hosea

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881407

    5. Evidence of type-II band alignment at the ordered GaInNP to GaAs heterointerface (pages 803–807)

      H. P. Hsu, Y. N. Huang, Y. S. Huang, P. Sitarek, K. K. Tiong and C. W. Tu

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881403

    6. Fourier transform infrared surface photovoltage spectroscopy for the investigation of mid-infrared semiconductor lasers (pages 808–815)

      Tarun K. Sharma, Natasha E. Fox and T. J. C. Hosea

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881413

    7. Electroreflectance spectroscopy on III-N quantum wells (pages 816–820)

      Aneta Drabinska, Jacek M. Baranowski, Krzysztof Pakula, Piotr Caban and Wlodzimierz Strupinski

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881411

    8. UV photoreflectance spectroscopy in strained silicon on insulator structures (pages 821–825)

      Jacobo Munguía, Jean-Marie Bluet, Houssam Chouaib, Georges Bremond and Catherine Bru-Chevallier

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881404

    9. Optical properties and energy transfer in InGaAsN quantum well – InAs quantum dots tunnel injection structures for 1.3 μm emission (pages 826–829)

      W. Rudno-Rudziński, G. Sęk, K. Ryczko, M. Syperek, J. Misiewicz, E. S. Semenova, A. Lemaitre and A. Ramdane

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200981414

    10. Piezoreflectance and photoreflectance study of annealing effects on GaAs0.916Sb0.084 and GaAs0.906Sb0.075N0.019 films on GaAs grown by gas-source molecular beam epitaxy (pages 830–835)

      H. P. Hsu, Y. N. Huang, Y. S. Huang, Y. T. Lin, T. C. Ma, H. H. Lin, K. K. Tiong, P. Sitarek and J. Misiewicz

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881409

    11. Modulation spectroscopy of InAs semiconductor nanostructures grown on (631) high index substrates (pages 836–841)

      Victor H. Méndez-García, I. Martínez-Velis, J. S. Rojas-Ramirez, R. Contreras-Guerrero, M. Ramírez-Lopez, J. Hernandez-Rosas, G. Garcia-Liñan, A. Yu. Gorbatchev, L. Zamora-Peredo and M. López-López

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881412

    12. Excitonic effects and Franz–Keldysh oscillations in photoreflectance of ultrapure GaAs epilayers (pages 842–846)

      O. S. Komkov, G. F. Glinskii, A. N. Pikhtin and Y. K. Ramgolam

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881408

    13. Fast measurements of photoreflectance spectra by using multi-channel detector (pages 847–850)

      R. Kudrawiec, A. Khachapuridze, G. Cywinski, T. Suski and J. Misiewicz

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881410

    14. Invited papers at ICOOPMA2008

      Light emission from different ZnO junctions and nanostructures (pages 853–859)

      M. Willander, Yu. E. Lozovik, A. Wadeasa, O. Nur, A. G. Semenov and N. S. Vonorova

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881362

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      Erratum: Light emission from different ZnO junctions and nanostructures [Phys. Status Solidi A 206, No. 5, 853–859 (2009)]

      Vol. 208, Issue 5, 1207, Article first published online: 12 MAY 2011

    15. Manipulating glass for photonics (pages 880–884)

      Michael Fokine

      Article first published online: 8 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881289

    16. Visible anisotropic deformation of chalcogenide glass by optical force (pages 892–897)

      Keiji Tanaka, Nobuaki Terakado and Akira Saitoh

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881349

    17. Photonic properties and applications of glass micro- and nanospheres (pages 898–903)

      Giancarlo C. Righini, Franco Cosi, Gualtiero Nunzi Conti, Stefano Pelli, Silvia Soria, Enrico Moser, Yoann Jestin, Maurizio Ferrari, Patrice Féron, Alessandro Chiasera, Andrea Chiappini and Cristina Armellini

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881335

    18. Luminescence and structural properties of oxyorthosilicate and Al2O3 nanophosphors (pages 904–909)

      Michael W. Blair, Luiz G. Jacobsohn, Bryan L. Bennett, Stephanie C. Tornga, Eduardo G. Yukihara, Edward A. McKigney and Ross E. Muenchausen

      Article first published online: 8 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881275

    19. All-photonic switching in nanophotonic quantum wells (pages 910–914)

      Mahi R. Singh

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881341

    20. Glasses and glass-ceramics

    21. Semiconductors

      UV emission on a Si substrate: Optical and structural properties of γ-CuCl on Si grown using liquid phase epitaxy techniques (pages 923–926)

      A. Cowley, B. Foy, D. Danilieuk, P. J. McNally, A. L. Bradley, E. McGlynn and A. N. Danilewsky

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881282

    22. Graphene

      Coherent phases and magnetoexcitons in graphene (pages 927–930)

      Yu. E. Lozovik, A. A. Sokolik and M. Willander

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881360

    23. Thin films

      The fabrication and optical characterisation of SnO2 cluster films (pages 931–934)

      Euan Boyd, Martin J. H. Henseler, David M. A. Mackenzie and Simon A. Brown

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881276

    24. Electronic structure of hydrogenated amorphous Si1–xNx thin films using soft X-ray emission and absorption measurements (pages 935–939)

      Teak Boyko, Safa Kasap, Robert Johanson, S. Kobayashi, T. Aoki and Alexander Moewes

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881277

    25. Controlling the optical properties of nanostructured TiO2 thin films (pages 940–943)

      Matthew M. Hawkeye and Michael J. Brett

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881297

    26. Homoepitaxial growth of high-quality nonpolar ZnO films by MOCVD and evaluation of the homoepitaxial ZnO films by XRD measurement for asymmetric planes (pages 944–947)

      Yasuhiro Kashiwaba, Takami Abe, Akira Nakagawa, Haruyuki Endo, Ikuo Niikura and Yasube Kashiwaba

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881305

    27. Quantum wells, wires, dots and nanostructures

      Rabi oscillations and photocurrent in quantum-dot tunnelling junctions (pages 948–951)

      Boris Fainberg and Abraham Nitzan

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881287

    28. Ensemble effect on Rabi oscillations of excitons in quantum dots (pages 952–955)

      Mamiko Kujiraoka, Junko Ishi-Hayase, Kouichi Akahane, Naokatsu Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Ema and Masahide Sasaki

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881307

    29. Dipole–dipole interaction in nanoscale photonic quantum wells (pages 956–959)

      Mahi R. Singh

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881342

    30. Thermopiezoelectric effects on optoelectronic properties of CdTe/ZnTe quantum wires (pages 960–964)

      Sunil R. Patil and R. V. N. Melnik

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881321

    31. Luminescence simulations of ensembles of silicon nanocrystals (pages 965–968)

      Ross Lockwood and Al Meldrum

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881320

    32. Observation of non-radiative de-excitation processes in silicon nanocrystals (pages 969–972)

      A. P. Knights, J. N. Milgram, J. Wojcik, P. Mascher, I. Crowe, B. Sherliker, M. P. Halsall and R. M. Gwilliam

      Article first published online: 8 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881306

    33. Whispering gallery modes in silicon nanocrystal coated microcavities (pages 973–975)

      P. Bianucci, J. R. Rodríguez, C. Clements, C. M. Hessel, J. G. C. Veinot and A. Meldrum

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881274

    34. Optical properties of thick metal nanohole arrays fabricated by electron-beam and nanosphere lithography (pages 976–979)

      Ahmad Reza Hajiaboli, Bo Cui, M. Kahrizi and Vo-Van Truong

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881294

    35. Optical properties and luminescence

      Electroluminescence in plasma ion implanted silicon (pages 985–988)

      Phillip R. Desautels, Michael P. Bradley, J. T. Steenkamp and James Mantyka

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881285

    36. Applications, techniques and optoelectronics

    37. Light emission from dark excitons in light emitting devices (pages 993–996)

      Jai Singh and S. Kugler

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881343

    38. Time-resolved THz spectroscopy in a parallel plate waveguide (pages 997–1000)

      David G. Cooke and Peter Uhd Jepsen

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881281

    39. Growth and structural properties of chalcopyrites

      Raman scattering and structural analysis of electrodeposited CuInSe2 and S-rich quaternary CuIn(S,Se)2 semiconductors for solar cells (pages 1001–1004)

      Víctor Izquierdo-Roca, Edgardo Saucedo, Carmen M. Ruiz, Xavier Fontané, Lorenzo Calvo-Barrio, Jacobo Álvarez-Garcia, Pierre-Philippe Grand, Jesus Salvador Jaime-Ferrer, Alejandro Pérez-Rodríguez, Joan Ramón Morante and Verónica Bermudez

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881239

    40. Electrical and optoelectronic properties of chalcopyrites

      Subwavelength inhomogeneities in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin films revealed by near-field scanning optical microscopy (pages 1005–1008)

      Levent Gütay, Robert Pomraenke, Christoph Lienau and Gottfried Heinrich Bauer

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881195

    41. Special methods

      A structural study on the CuGaSe2-related copper-poor materials CuGa3Se5 and CuGa5Se8: thin-film vs. bulk material (pages 1009–1012)

      Sebastian Lehmann, David Fuertes Marrón, Michael Tovar, Yvonne Tomm, Christian Wolf, Susan Schorr, Thomas Schedel-Niedrig, Ernest Arushanov and Martha Christina Lux-Steiner

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881221

    42. Spatially resolved characterization of chemical species and crystal structures in CuInS2 and CuGax Sey thin films using Raman microscopy (pages 1013–1016)

      Thomas Schmid, Christian Camus, Sebastian Lehmann, Daniel Abou-Ras, Christian-Herbert Fischer, Martha Christina Lux-Steiner and Renato Zenobi

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881156

    43. Combined analysis of spatially resolved electronic structure and composition on a cross-section of a thin film Cu(In1–xGax)S2 solar cell (pages 1017–1020)

      R. Mainz, F. Streicher, D. Abou-Ras, S. Sadewasser, R. Klenk and M. Ch. Lux-Steiner

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881216

    44. Semiconductors

      Thin-film intermediate band photovoltaics: advanced concepts for chalcopyrite solar cells (pages 1021–1025)

      David Fuertes Marrón, Antonio Martí and Antonio Luque

      Article first published online: 26 FEB 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881202

    45. Energy transfer from rare-earth element to Mn in (Ca,Sr)Ga2S4 compounds (pages 1026–1029)

      Toshimitsu Obonai, Chiharu Hidaka and Takeo Takizawa

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881190

    46. Impurity vibration modes in II–VI and III–V mixed semiconductors (pages 1030–1033)

      Andrei Postnikov, Olivier Pagès, Jihane Souhabi, Ayoub Nassour and Joseph Hugel

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881217

    47. Materials for photovoltaics

      Progress in sulfosalt research (pages 1034–1041)

      Herbert Dittrich, Andreas Stadler, Dan Topa, Hermann-Josef Schimper and Angelika Basch

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881242

    48. Se activity and its effect on Cu(In,Ga)Se2 photovoltaic thin films (pages 1042–1048)

      Miguel A. Contreras, Ingrid Repins, Wyatt K. Metzger, Manuel Romero and Daniel Abou-Ras

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881243

    49. The effect of NaF precursors on low temperature growth of CIGS thin film solar cells on polyimide substrates (pages 1049–1053)

      Raquel Caballero, Christian A. Kaufmann, Tobias Eisenbarth, Thomas Unold, Susan Schorr, Raik Hesse, Reiner Klenk and Hans-Werner Schock

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881144

    50. In-situ investigation of the structural phase transition in kesterite (pages 1054–1058)

      Susan Schorr and Gabriela Gonzalez-Aviles

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881214

    51. Heterojunctions

      Cu in In2S3: interdiffusion phenomena analysed by high kinetic energy X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (pages 1059–1062)

      P. Pistor, N. Allsop, W. Braun, R. Caballero, C. Camus, Ch.-H. Fischer, M. Gorgoi, A. Grimm, B. Johnson, T. Kropp, I. Lauermann, S. Lehmann, H. Mönig, S. Schorr, A. Weber and R. Klenk

      Article first published online: 26 FEB 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881162

    52. Effects of Mo back contact thickness on the properties of CIGS solar cells (pages 1063–1066)

      Yukiko Kamikawa-Shimizu, Shuuhei Shimada, Manabu Watanabe, Akimasa Yamada, Keiichiro Sakurai, Shogo Ishizuka, Hironori Komaki, Koji Matsubara, Hajime Shibata, Hitoshi Tampo, Keigou Maejima and Shigeru Niki

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881200

    53. CuI/Zn2x(CuIn)1–xS2/AgIn5S8 double heterojunction solar cells (pages 1067–1071)

      Igor Konovalov, Liudmila Makhova and Liudmila Roussak

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881213

    54. CIGS solar cell with CdS buffer layer deposited by ammonia-free process (pages 1072–1075)

      H. Komaki, A. Yamada, K. Sakurai, S. Ishizuka, Y. Kamikawa-Shimizu, K. Matsubara, H. Shibata and S. Niki

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881159

    55. Superconductors and magnetic semiconductors

      Neutron diffraction studies on heavy fermion superconducting and antiferromagnetic compounds CeRh1–xCox In5 (pages 1076–1081)

      Seiko Ohira-Kawamura, Hazuki Kawano-Furukawa, Hiroaki Shishido, Ryuji Okazaki, Takasada Shibauchi, Hisatomo Harima and Yuji Matsuda

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881222

    56. Ternary magnetic semiconductors: recent developments in physics and technology (pages 1082–1089)

      V. Tsurkan, H.-A. Krug von Nidda, A. Krimmel, P. Lunkenheimer, J. Hemberger, T. Rudolf and A. Loidl

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881137

    57. Semiconducting half-Heusler and LiGaGe structure type compounds (pages 1090–1095)

      Frederick Casper, Ram Seshadri and Claudia Felser

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881223

    58. Characterization of Fe 3d states in CuFeS2 by resonant X-ray emission spectroscopy (pages 1096–1100)

      Katsuaki Sato, Yoshihisa Harada, Munetaka Taguchi, Shik Shin and Atsushi Fujimori

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200881196

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