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Inorganic Materials

, Volume 50, Issue 12, pp 1185–1190 | Cite as

Effect of crucible rotation rate on the growth and macrostructure of multicrystalline silicon

  • A. I. Nepomnyshchikh
  • R. V. Presnyakov
  • P. V. Antonov
  • V. S. Berdnikov
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Abstract

This paper examines the influence of uniform rotation of the crucible-melt-crystal system in a flat-bottom Bridgman geometry on the columnar silicon structure formed by a flat solidification front. We analyze the key features of heat exchange via natural convection using numerical simulation of experimental conditions of the growth of multicrystalline silicon from high-purity metallurgical-grade silicon.

Keywords

Natural Convection Solidification Front Constitutional Supercooling Multicrystalline Silicon Minority Carrier Diffusion Length 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. I. Nepomnyshchikh
    • 1
  • R. V. Presnyakov
    • 1
  • P. V. Antonov
    • 2
  • V. S. Berdnikov
    • 2
  1. 1.Vinogradov Institute of Geochemistry, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesIrkutskRussia
  2. 2.Kutateladze Institute of Thermal Physics, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia

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