27 August 2010 Thermographic analysis of the growth of Cd1-xZnxTe single crystals
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Bulk Cd1-xZnxTe (0<x<0.1) single crystals for gamma-ray detectors are grown mainly from nearstoichiometric melts. We discuss the influence of the thermal pre-history of the melts (superheating, thermo-cycling, and cooling rate) on various physical properties based on our thermographic analyses, electrical conductivity and viscosity measurements. Increasing the Zn content causes non-monotonic dependencies in the quality of the crystals' structure.
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Larysa P. Shcherbak, Larysa P. Shcherbak, Oleh V. Kopach, Oleh V. Kopach, Petro M. Fochuk, Petro M. Fochuk, Aleksey E. Bolotnikov, Aleksey E. Bolotnikov, Ralph B. James, Ralph B. James, } "Thermographic analysis of the growth of Cd1-xZnxTe single crystals", Proc. SPIE 7805, Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics XII, 78051B (27 August 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.862055; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.862055
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