CdTe and Related Compounds; Physics, Defects, Hetero- and Nano-structures, Crystal Growth, Surfaces and Applications

Crystal Growth, Surfaces and Applications

Edited by

  • Robert Triboulet, R.Triboulet, CNRS, GEMaC, Meudon Cedex, France
  • Paul Siffert, P. Siffert, E-MRS, Strasbourg Cedex 2, France

Almost thirty years after the remarkable monograph of K. Zanio and the numerous conferences and articles dedicated since that time to CdTe and CdZnTe, after all the significant progresses in that field and the increasing interest in these materials for several extremely attractive industrial applications, such as nuclear detectors and solar cells, the edition of a new enriched and updated monograph dedicated to these two very topical II-VI semiconductor compounds, covering all their most prominent, modern and fundamental aspects, seemed very relevant and useful.
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Researchers in materials science, such as CdTe and related alloys fields


Book information

  • Published: November 2009
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-096513-0

Table of Contents

Technology: Purification of the Cadmium and Tellurium Elements (J. L’Ecuyer, N. Audet and D. Shink); CdTe and CdZnTe Growth (R. Triboulet); Crystal Growth of CdTe / CdZnTe in Microgravity (K.W. Benz and M. Fiederle); Heteroepitaxial Growth of CdTe Thin Films (D. Lincot); Chemical Treatment of the CdTe and ZnxCd1-xTe Surfaces (V.N. Tomashik and Z.F. Tomashik); Photorefractive CdTe (J.-Y. Moisan); Cadmium Telluride Based Solar Cells (A.W. Brinkman); Applications of CdTe, CdZnTe, and CdMnTe Radiation Detectors (Ge Yang and R.B. James); Electrooptic Modulator Applications (C.J. Johnson and G.L. Herrit); Optical Detectors Based on CdTe Pure Crystals for High-Efficiency Optical Computers (P.G. Kasherininov and A.A. Tomasov)