Efficient light extraction from GaN LEDs using gold-coated ZnO nanoparticles

A. Alhadidi, H. Al-Taweel, A. Al-Dakhil, A. Al-Zahrani, E. Alkhazraji, M. A. Alsunaidi

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We experimentally demonstrate the effect of depositing gold-coated ZnO nanoparticles on the surface of GaN multi-quantum well LED structures. We show that this method can significantly increase the amount of extracted light.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2015 IEEE Jordan Conference on Applied Electrical Engineering and Computing Technologies (AEECT)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
ISBN (Print)9781479974429
StatePublished - Nov 2015
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledgements: The support provided by King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) is acknowledged. The authors would like to thank Dr. Mazen Khaled from the Nanotechnology Lab at the chemistry department, KFUPM, Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Gondal from the physics department, KFUPM and the photonics lab at KAUST.
This publication acknowledges KAUST support, but has no KAUST affiliated authors.


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