Localization and Percolation in Alloy Semiconductors

  • C. Klingshirn
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 46)


In this contribution we first try to shortly outline some concepts relevant to localization of electrons in semiconductors or metals. Then we want to verify the concept of localization in alloy semiconductors. The emphasis will be on optical properties and not on electric conductivity. In doing so, we first shortly review the optical properties of so-called pure semiconductors and then present a concept of localization together with some selected experimental results. The contribution is written from an experimentalist’s point of view.


Luminescence Spectrum Extended State Weak Localization Anderson Localization Exponential Tail 
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  • C. Klingshirn
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  1. 1.Physikalisches Institut der UniversitätFrankfurt am MainFR Germany

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