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The Physics of Selenium and Tellurium - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080138954, 9781483157542

The Physics of Selenium and Tellurium

1st Edition

Proceedings of the International Symposium Held at Montreal, Canada October 12–13, 1967

Editor: W. Charles Cooper
eBook ISBN: 9781483157542
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080138954
Paperback ISBN: 9781483125121
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1969
Page Count: 390
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The Physics of Selenium and Tellurium contains the proceedings of the International Symposium on the Physics of Selenium and Tellurium held in Montreal, Canada, on October 12-13, 1967 and sponsored by the Selenium-Tellurium Development Association, Inc. The papers explore the physics of selenium and tellurium, with emphasis on band structure, crystal growth and characterization, optical properties, and electrical properties. This book consists of 33 chapters and opens with a review of progress in the physics of selenium and tellurium, particularly with respect to the mechanical and thermal properties of trigonal selenium and tellurium and their lattice dynamics. The following chapters focus on calculations of the band structure of selenium and tellurium; magnetoabsorption in tellurium; trapping levels in hexagonal selenium; and coordination and thermal motion in crystalline selenium and tellurium. Infrared-active lattice vibrations in amorphous selenium and the contribution of lattice vibrations to the optical constants of tellurium are also discussed. This monograph will be a useful resource for physicists.

Table of Contents


Keynote Address

Recent Progress in the Physics of Selenium and Tellurium

Band Structure

Band Structure Calculations on Selenium and Tellurium

Magnetoabsorption in Tellurium

Shubnikov-de Haas Effect in Tellurium

Interband Transition of Holes in Tellurium

Trapping Levels in Hexagonal Selenium

Pseudopotential Band Structure for Selenium

Optical Properties and Energy Band Structure of Trigonal Selenium

Crystal Growth and Characterization

Impurities in Selenium—Detection and Influence on Physical Properties

Single-Crystal Growth of Hexagonal Selenium from Impurity Doped Melts

Etch Pit Studies on Single Crystals of Hexagonal Selenium Grown from the Melt at High Pressures

The Growth of Selenium Single-Crystal Films

Solubility and Growth of Trigonal Selenium from Aqueous Sulfide Solutions

The Morphology and Growth of Trigonal Selenium Crystals

The Growth of α- and ß-Red Monoclinic Selenium Crystals and an Investigation of Some of Their Physical Properties

Preparation and Identification of Selenium α-Monoclinic Crystals Grown from Selenium-Saturated CS2

Crystallization and Viscosity of Vitreous Selenium

Growth, Perfection and Damageability of Tellurium Single Crystals

Coordination and Thermal Motion in Crystalline Selenium and Tellurium

Optical Properties

Infrared-Active Lattice Vibrations in Amorphous Selenium

Optical Properties of Amorphous and Liquid Selenium

The Structure of Amorphous Selenium from Infrared Measurements

The Raman Spectrum of Trigonal, α-Monoclinic and Amorphous Selenium

The Phonon Spectra of Trigonal Selenium and Tellurium

Photoluminescence of Selenium and Selenium-Tellurium Mixed Crystals

Light Beam Modulation in Trigonal Selenium

Investigations on Crystalline Tellurium and Solid Amorphous and Liquid Selenium with Inelastic Neutron Scattering

The Contribution of the Lattice Vibrations to the Optical Constants of Tellurium

Electrical Properties

Investigation of the Charge-Transfer State in Selenium by the Electronic Paramagnetic Resonance Method

The Conductivity Mechanism in Monocrystalline Selenium

Electrical Conductivity of Selenium and Selenium-Containing Glasses at Temperatures up to 1000°C

Electrical Behavior of the Contact between Cadmium and a Single Crystal Selenium Film

Magnetophonon Resonance in Tellurium

Author Index

Subject Index


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