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Schottky-Barrier-Type Optoelectronic Structures

  • Stephen J. Fonash

Abstract

This chapter focuses on optoelectronic structures which employ Schottky-barrier-type junctions. In the chapter we shall use the term “Schottky-barrier-type junction” to refer to rectifying metal-semiconductor (MS) junctions, metal-interfacial layer-semiconductor (MIS) junctions, and semiconductor-interfacial layer-semiconductor (SIS) junctions. The optoelectronic structures to be considered are light-emitting diodes, photodiodes, and photovoltaic devices.

Keywords

Schottky Barrier Minority Carrier Space Charge Region Photovoltaic Device Forward Bias 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen J. Fonash
    • 1
  1. 1.Engineering Science ProgramThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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