chapter  8
- Silicon-Based Light Sources
ByAleksei Anopchenko, Alexei Prokofiev, Irina N. Yassievich, Stefano Ossicini, Leonid Tsybeskov, David J. Lockwood, Saba Saeed, Tom Gregorkiewicz, Maciek Wojdak, Jifeng Liu, and Al Meldrum
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Acknowledgments ...................................................................................................................... 377

8.5 Rare-Earth Doped Silicon and Silicon Nanostructures ............................................... 377 Tom Gregorkiewicz, Saba Saeed, and Maciek Wojdak

8.5.1 Introduction ............................................................................................................ 377 8.5.1.1 Rare Earth Ions as Optical Dopants ..................................................... 377 8.5.1.2 Rare Earth Doping of Semiconductors ................................................ 377

8.5.2 Er-Doped Crystalline Silicon ............................................................................... 378 8.5.2.1 Preparation ............................................................................................... 378 8.5.2.2 Excitation Mechanism ............................................................................ 378 8.5.2.3 De-Excitation Mechanism ......................................................................380