Amorphous Chalcogenides - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123884299, 9780123884343

Amorphous Chalcogenides

1st Edition

The Past, Present and Future

Authors: Victor Mikla Victor Mikla
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123884299
eBook ISBN: 9780123884343
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 26th September 2011
Page Count: 172
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Description

  • Dedication
  • Preface
  • Introduction
    • I.1. Chronology of Commercial Applications
    • I.2. Formation and Stability of Amorphous Solids
    • I.3. Atomic Structure
    • I.4. Electronic Structure
  • 1. Preparation of Amorphous Selenium Photoconductor Films by Vacuum Deposition
    • 1.1. Preparation of Amorphous Se Films for Imaging Applications
    • 1.2. Model for Amorphous–Crystalline Film Boundary
    • 1.3. Influence of Deposition Conditions on Electronic Properties of Amorphous Selenium
    • 1.4. Fractionation Effects in Amorphous Se–Te Films
    • 1.5. Conclusion
  • 2. Molecular Structure of Se-Rich Amorphous Films
    • 2.1. Techniques Exploited in Structural Studies
    • 2.2. Effect of Composition on Structure of AsxSe1−x Amorphous Films—Electron Diffraction Study
    • 2.3. Raman Scattering in Pure and Alloyed Amorphous Selenium: High-Frequency Spectral Region
    • 2.4. Composition Dependence of Raman Bands in Amorphous Se-rich Alloys AsxSe100−x
    • 2.5. Raman Scattering in Pure and Alloyed Amorphous Selenium: Low-Frequency Spectral Region
    • 2.6. Conclusion
  • 3. Effect of Thermal Evaporation Conditions on Structure and Structural Changes in Amorphous Arsenic Sulfides
    • 3.1. Influence of Preparation Conditions
    • 3.2. Samples and Technique to Probe Local Structure
    • 3.3. Local Structure of As2S3 Amorphous Films
    • 3.4. Conclusion
  • 4. The Big Invention of the Twentieth Century—Xerography
    • 4.1. Introduction
    • 4.2. History of the Big Twentieth-Century Invention and the Greatest Inventor
    • 4.3. Classification of Xerographic Processes
    • 4.4. Logical Steps in Practical Xerography
    • 4.5. Realization of Xerographic Process
    • 4.6. Phenomenological Aspects
    • 4.7. Photoreceptor Material Requirements
  • 5. Xerographic Spectroscopy of Gap States
    • 5.1. Xerographic Technique for Deep State Spectroscopy
    • 5.2. Corona Devices
    • 5.3. Principle of Xerographic Measurements Technique
    • 5.4. Dark Discharge in a-Se
    • 5.5. Photoinduced Changes of Xerographic Characteristics: Dark Discharge
    • 5.6. Residual Voltage in Se-Rich Photoreceptors
    • 5.7. Conclusion
  • 6. Effect of Antimony Alloying on Photoelectronic Properties of a-Se
    • 6.1. Preparation of a-SbxSe1–x and Measurement Techniques
    • 6.2. Fundamental Properties
    • 6.3. Dark Discharge
    • 6.4. Transient Photoconductivity
    • 6.5. PID Characteristics
    • 6.6. Conclusion
  • 7. High-Definition TV Pickup Tubes
    • 7.1. Saticon
    • 7.2. Target Structure and Current–Voltage Characteristics
    • 7.3. Properties of the Multiplicative Phenomenon
    • 7.4. New Super-HARP Pickup Tube
    • 7.5. Conclusion
  • 8. X-Ray Photoconductors for Direct Conversion of Digital Flat-Panel X-Ray Image Detectors
    • 8.1. Principles of the Direct-Conversion Digital X-Ray Image Detector
    • 8.2. The Ideal X-Ray Photoconductor
    • 8.3. Intrinsic Resolution of X-Ray Photoconductors
    • 8.4. Absorption, Photoconductor Thickness, and Carrier Schubwegs
    • 8.5. Medical Applications
    • 8.6. Glance to the Future

Key Features

  • Provides information on the amorphous semiconductors that are of most commercial interest
  • Presents the history of the commercial applications, the latest developments and future possibilities

Readership

Researchers and postgraduate students in materials science and solid state physics.

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Preface
  • Introduction
    • I.1. Chronology of Commercial Applications
    • I.2. Formation and Stability of Amorphous Solids
    • I.3. Atomic Structure
    • I.4. Electronic Structure
  • 1. Preparation of Amorphous Selenium Photoconductor Films by Vacuum Deposition
    • 1.1. Preparation of Amorphous Se Films for Imaging Applications
    • 1.2. Model for Amorphous–Crystalline Film Boundary
    • 1.3. Influence of Deposition Conditions on Electronic Properties of Amorphous Selenium
    • 1.4. Fractionation Effects in Amorphous Se–Te Films
    • 1.5. Conclusion
  • 2. Molecular Structure of Se-Rich Amorphous Films
    • 2.1. Techniques Exploited in Structural Studies
    • 2.2. Effect of Composition on Structure of AsxSe1−x Amorphous Films—Electron Diffraction Study
    • 2.3. Raman Scattering in Pure and Alloyed Amorphous Selenium: High-Frequency Spectral Region
    • 2.4. Composition Dependence of Raman Bands in Amorphous Se-rich Alloys AsxSe100−x
    • 2.5. Raman Scattering in Pure and Alloyed Amorphous Selenium: Low-Frequency Spectral Region
    • 2.6. Conclusion
  • 3. Effect of Thermal Evaporation Conditions on Structure and Structural Changes in Amorphous Arsenic Sulfides
    • 3.1. Influence of Preparation Conditions
    • 3.2. Samples and Technique to Probe Local Structure
    • 3.3. Local Structure of As2S3 Amorphous Films
    • 3.4. Conclusion
  • 4. The Big Invention of the Twentieth Century—Xerography
    • 4.1. Introduction
    • 4.2. History of the Big Twentieth-Century Invention and the Greatest Inventor
    • 4.3. Classification of Xerographic Processes
    • 4.4. Logical Steps in Practical Xerography
    • 4.5. Realization of Xerographic Process
    • 4.6. Phenomenological Aspects
    • 4.7. Photoreceptor Material Requirements
  • 5. Xerographic Spectroscopy of Gap States
    • 5.1. Xerographic Technique for Deep State Spectroscopy
    • 5.2. Corona Devices
    • 5.3. Principle of Xerographic Measurements Technique
    • 5.4. Dark Discharge in a-Se
    • 5.5. Photoinduced Changes of Xerographic Characteristics: Dark Discharge
    • 5.6. Residual Voltage in Se-Rich Photoreceptors
    • 5.7. Conclusion
  • 6. Effect of Antimony Alloying on Photoelectronic Properties of a-Se
    • 6.1. Preparation of a-SbxSe1–x and Measurement Techniques
    • 6.2. Fundamental Properties
    • 6.3. Dark Discharge
    • 6.4. Transient Photoconductivity
    • 6.5. PID Characteristics
    • 6.6. Conclusion
  • 7. High-Definition TV Pickup Tubes
    • 7.1. Saticon
    • 7.2. Target Structure and Current–Voltage Characteristics
    • 7.3. Properties of the Multiplicative Phenomenon
    • 7.4. New Super-HARP Pickup Tube
    • 7.5. Conclusion
  • 8. X-Ray Photoconductors for Direct Conversion of Digital Flat-Panel X-Ray Image Detectors
    • 8.1. Principles of the Direct-Conversion Digital X-Ray Image Detector
    • 8.2. The Ideal X-Ray Photoconductor
    • 8.3. Intrinsic Resolution of X-Ray Photoconductors
    • 8.4. Absorption, Photoconductor Thickness, and Carrier Schubwegs
    • 8.5. Medical Applications
    • 8.6. Glance to the Future

Details

No. of pages:
172
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780123884343
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123884299
Paperback ISBN:
9780323165396

About the Author

Victor Mikla

Victor I. Mikla, PhD, is Chair of Physical & Mathematical Disciplines in the Department of Humanities & Natural Sciences at Uzhhgorod National University, Uzhhorod, Ukraine. Dr. Mikla specializes in photo-electronic materials and devices, and has published research articles widely on a broad range of inter-disciplinary topics including metastable states in amorphous chalcogenides, trap level spectroscopy, medical and non-medical imaging applications of amorphous semiconductors, xerographic spectroscopy, photo-induced & structural changes, and raman scattering.

Affiliations and Expertise

Physical and Mathematical Disciplines, Humanities & Natural Sciences Faculty, Uzhhgorod National University, Uzhhorod, Ukraine

Victor Mikla

Dr. Victor V. Mikla is affiliated with the Physical & Mathematical Disciplines, Department of Humanities & Natural Sciences, Uzhhgorod National University, Uzhhgorod,Ukraine

Affiliations and Expertise

Physical and Mathematical Disciplines, Humanities & Natural Sciences Faculty, Uzhhgorod National University, Uzhhgorod, Ukraine