Infrared absorption of indium antimonide

Eugene Blount, Joseph Callaway, Morrel H. Cohen, William Dumke, James Phillips

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Abstract

Infrared absorption in InSb near the absorption edge has been interpreted as the superposition of two indirect transitions requiring phonons of 100°and 30°, the former transition involving the smaller electronic energy gap. The first transition is consistent with a band scheme having electrons at the center of the zone and holes either at the corner of the zone or about halfway along the [1,1,1] line. The other transition may indicate a second hole with an energy gap about 0.025 ev larger than that of the first.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)563-564
Number of pages2
JournalPhysical Review
Volume101
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1956
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Blount, E., Callaway, J., Cohen, M. H., Dumke, W., & Phillips, J. (1956). Infrared absorption of indium antimonide. Physical Review, 101(2), 563-564. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRev.101.563