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Electrochemical And Electrooptical Investigation Of Cadmium Mercury Telluride And Zinc Mercury Telluride
Author(s): C Nguyen Van Huong; R Triboulet; P Lemasson
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Paper Abstract

An experimental comparison of Hgl_xCdxTe (CMT) and Hgl_xZnxTe (ZMT) alloys for 0 < x < 0.5 is carried out using electrochemistry and the electrolyte electroreflectance technique. The current versus potential characteristics of CMT and ZMT show clearly that the latter is the more chemically stable. This electrochemical behavior is correlated with a good definition of the electroreflectance spectra of ZMT in the El transition region. For the first time, the relation between El and the alloy composition of ZMT is determined in the whole composition range. The whole set of results tends to indicate that this new alloy is a promising material for infra red detection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 November 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0659, Materials Technologies for Infrared Detectors, (22 November 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938539
Show Author Affiliations
C Nguyen Van Huong, Laboratoire d'Electrochimie Interfaciale du C.N.R.S (France)
R Triboulet, Laboratoire de Physique des Solides du C.N.R.S. (France)
P Lemasson, Laboratoire de Photochimie Solaire du C.N.R.S (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0659:
Materials Technologies for Infrared Detectors
Jean Besson, Editor(s)

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