Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 26, Issue 1–2, pp 101–110 | Cite as

Superconducting energy gap in semiconducting GeTe

  • J. L. Smith
  • P. J. Stiles


Tunneling measurements were made on thin films (700–1400 Å) of GeTe to determine the dependence of the superconducting energy gap on carrier concentration. Temperatures as low as ∼25 mK were used and perpendicular magnetic fields were applied to measure the critical fields. The energy gap Δ was found to vary from 30 to 42 µeV for carrier concentrations from 1.5 to 2.4 × 1021 / cm3.


Magnetic Field Thin Film Magnetic Material Carrier Concentration GeTe 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. L. Smith
    • 1
  • P. J. Stiles
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentBrown UniversityProvidence

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