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Il Nuovo Cimento D

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 436–446 | Cite as

d-core transitions in ZnTe, CdTe and HgTe

  • A. Kisiel
  • M. Zimnal-Starnawska
  • F. Antonangeli
  • M. Piacentini
  • N. Zema
Article

Summary

We have measured the reflectivity spectra of monocrystalline ZnTe, CdTe and HgTe between 5 and 35 eV. We have interpreted the sharp structures above approximately 10 eV as transitions originating in the metal uppermostd levels. The structures give a picture of the projected densities of states of the conduction bands and supply a better understanding of their states.

PACS. 78.40

Visible and ultraviolet spectra 

Riassunto

Abbiamo misurato gli spettri di riflettività di monocristalli di ZnTe, CdTe ed HgTe tra 5 e 35 eV. Oltre i 10 eV gli spettri presentano delle strutture fini, interpretate come transizioni che hanno origine nei livellid piú alti del catione. Questa interpretazione permette di ricavare una rappresentazione schematica della densità proiettata degli stati di conduzione e di ottenere una migliore comprensione sulla natura degli stati finali stessi.

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© Società Italiana di Fisica 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Kisiel
    • 1
  • M. Zimnal-Starnawska
    • 1
  • F. Antonangeli
    • 2
  • M. Piacentini
    • 2
  • N. Zema
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsJagellonian UniversityCracowPoland
  2. 2.Istituto di Struttura della Materia del C.N.R.FrascatiItalia

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