J. Phys. Colloques
Volume 48, Numéro C5, Novembre 19873rd International Conference on Modulated Semiconductor Structures
|Page(s)||C5-1 - C5-11|
J. Phys. Colloques 48 (1987) C5-1-C5-11
THE EVOLUTION OF QUANTUM STRUCTURESL. ESAKI
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, U.S.A.
Following the past eighteen-year evolutionary path in the interdisciplinary research of semiconductor superlattices and quantum wells, significant milestones are presented with emphasis on experimental achievements in the physics of reduced dimensionality made possible with the advance in heteroepitaxy.