New Hydrostatic Pressure Results on Sulphur Impurity Center in GaSb

  • L. Dmowski
  • S. Porowski
  • M. Baj


The pressure measurements of the resistivity of GaSb samples doped with sulphur at temperature T = 300K reported by B.B. Kosicki (1) revealed the steep increase of the resistivity with pressure. This increase was thought to result from deionization of sulphur impurity level. From the slope of the experimental dependence ρ(p)/ρ0 for pressures p>10kbar, B.B. Kosicki found the pressure coefficient of the sulphur donor level relative to L minimum ∂(ED-EL)/∂P = -6.4 meV/kbar which in relation to Γ minimum gives the value ∂(ED-EΓ)/∂p = - 16 meV/kbar. Basing on the obtained value of the pressure coefficient B.B. Kosicki related the observed level to the X minimum of the conduction band.


Pressure Dependence Pressure Coefficient Donor Level Impurity Level Hall Mobility 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Dmowski
    • 1
  • S. Porowski
    • 1
  • M. Baj
    • 2
  1. 1.High Pressure Research CenterPolish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Institute of Experimental PhysicsUniversity of WarsawWarsawPoland

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