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Investigation of HgBrxI2-x using confocal laser scanning microscopy and x-ray diffraction
Author(s): George A. Stanciu; J. L. Oud; E. K. Polychronyadis; Maria Daviti; Angelia Stanciu; Catalin Miu
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Paper Abstract

The compound Mercuric Bromoiodide (HgBrxI2-x) belongs to the HgI2-HgBr2 system. It is promising for the same applications as HgI2, that is as solid state X and (gamma) detector, operating at room temperature since it exhibits a number of properties which are necessary for such applications, i.e. large atomic number, large band gap (2.4 - 3.4 eV) and high resistivity. Using a Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope we made some investigations regarding topographical distribution of impurities or related defects. Analysis of chemical composition of HgBrxI2-x crystals were performed on a SEM model Phillips 515 equipped with Energy Dispersive X-ray Analysis.

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Date Published: 2 July 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3405, ROMOPTO '97: Fifth Conference on Optics, (2 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.312758
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George A. Stanciu, Politehnica Univ. of Bucharest (Romania)
J. L. Oud, Univ. of Amsterdam (Netherlands)
E. K. Polychronyadis, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki (Greece)
Maria Daviti, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki (Greece)
Angelia Stanciu, National Institute of Microtechnology (Romania)
Catalin Miu, Politehnica Univ. of Bucharest (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3405:
ROMOPTO '97: Fifth Conference on Optics

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