Comprehensive control of optical polarization anisotropy in semiconducting nanowires

  title={Comprehensive control of optical polarization anisotropy in semiconducting nanowires},
  author={Lei Fang and Xianwei Zhao and Yi-Hsin Chiu and Dong-Kyun Ko and Kongara M. Reddy and Nitin P. Padture and Fengyuan Yang and Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin},
  journal={Applied Physics Letters},
The demonstration of strong photoluminescence polarization anisotropy in semiconducting nanowires embodies both technological promise and scientific challenge. Here, we present progress on both fronts through the study of the photoluminescence polarization anisotropy of randomly oriented nanowire ensembles in materials without/with crystalline anisotropy, small/wide bandgap, and both III-V/II-VI chemistry (InP/ZnO nanowires, respectively). Comprehensive control of the polarization anisotropy is… 
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