Growth and temperature-dependent linear absorption of CdS microcrystallites in glass

V. C. Esch, A. Chavez-Pirson, G. Khitrova, S. Koch, Hyatt M. Gibbs, L. C. Liu, S. Risbud

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Abstract

The growth of cadmium sulfide microcrystallites in borosilicate glass has been studied to optimize absorption features indicative of quantum-confinement effects. A series of samples that contain microcrystallites with average radius of 12 angstrom up to bulklike structure has been produced. The absorption of these samples was examined as a function of temperature, yielding the same thermal red shift as found for the bandgap reduction in bulk CdS crystals. The temperature-dependent absorption spectra of samples showing good quantum-confinement optical properties are presented and discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages188-189
Number of pages2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1989
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference - Baltimore, MD, USA
Duration: Apr 24 1989Apr 28 1989

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OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
CityBaltimore, MD, USA
Period4/24/894/28/89

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    Esch, V. C., Chavez-Pirson, A., Khitrova, G., Koch, S., Gibbs, H. M., Liu, L. C., & Risbud, S. (1989). Growth and temperature-dependent linear absorption of CdS microcrystallites in glass. 188-189. Paper presented at Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, Baltimore, MD, USA, .