Observation of long lifetime lines in photoluminescence from Si: In

G. S. Mitchard, S. A. Lyon, K. R. Elliott, T. C. McGill

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We report the first observation of lines with lifetimes of about 200 μs in silicon samples doped with indium. These long lifetimes are comparable to the radiative lifetime for the indium bound exciton and suggest that these lines are due to isoelectronic centers in silicon.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)425-429
Number of pages5
JournalSolid State Communications
Issue number5
StatePublished - Feb 1979
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry


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