Abstract

The main lines in the photoluminescence spectra of Zn1Cd1-xTe single crystals grown by a modified Bridgman method in the compositional range of 0≤X≤0.25 have been identified. All crystals show only near-band-edge emission. To assist in the identification, various samples with different compositions were annealed under a Cd atmosphere. In the pure crystals, the prominent (A°, X) bound exciton line, as well as the doublet at longer wavelengths, disappear after the annealing. In contrast, the treatments do not change significantly the PL spectra of the mixed crystals.

Original Publication Citation

J. González-Hernández, A. Reyes-Mena, D.D. Allred, Elías López-Cruz, and W.P. Allred, "Annealing Behavior of Photoluminescence lines in CdTe and ZnxCd1xTe Single Crystals," in Properties of II VI Semiconductors: Bulk Crystals, Epitaxial Films, Quantum Well Structures, and Dilute Magnetic Systems, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Series, 161, 33-38, (199). [http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8111114&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S1946427436218][http://dx.doi.org/1.1557/PROC-161-33].

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

1990-01-01

Permanent URL

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/2886

Publisher

Cambridge University Press (CPU); Materials Research Society (MRS)

Language

English

College

Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Department

Physics and Astronomy

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