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Band gap tuning and high electrical conductivity in amorphous and polycrystalline films of the system
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10.1063/1.2392718
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FIG. 1.

Atomic force microscopy images and the corresponding x-ray diffraction patterns of films grown under oxygen partial pressures of (a) , (b) , (c) , and (d) , with a copper nominal concentration of in all cases. -like hexagonal (wurtzite) phase; -like cubic (zincblende) phase.

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FIG. 2.

Lattice parameter variation as a function of the nominal copper concentration obtained using the diffraction peaks for polycrystalline samples grown under and oxygen partial pressures.

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FIG. 3.

Room temperature Raman spectra of films grown under the indicated oxygen partial pressures and copper nominal concentrations. (c) shows also the reduced Raman spectrum (dotted line) for the amorphous film.

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FIG. 4.

Optical transmission spectra for various copper nominal concentrations of samples grown with oxygen partial pressures of (a) and (b) .

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FIG. 5.

Band gap as a function of the nominal copper concentration for the different oxygen partial pressures used to grow the films. The inset shows the optical absorption coefficient as a function of energy.

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FIG. 6.

Inverse temperature dependence of the resistivity [, where is a constant] of films grown with a nominal copper concentration of , under the indicated oxygen partial pressures.

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FIG. 7.

Log of conductivity values at as a function of the activation energy for some typical amorphous semiconductors and for the amorphous film grown under and a nominal copper concentration of . For clarity purposes the usual chemical subindices have been labeled with numbers in parentheses.

Tables

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Table I.

Average chemical composition for films grown with nominal copper concentrations of 0.4, 1.0, and grown under the indicated oxygen partial pressures. The Cu concentrations were lower than .

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Scitation: Band gap tuning and high electrical conductivity in amorphous and polycrystalline films of the Cux(CdTe)yOz system
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/jap/100/11/10.1063/1.2392718
10.1063/1.2392718
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