Electrical conductivity percolation in the (CdTe)[sub 1-x]Te[sub x] system

Ramirez-Bon, R.; Espinoza-Beltran, F.J.
December 1994
Applied Physics Letters;12/19/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 25, p3254
Academic Journal
Examines the electrical conductivity percolation in the di-phasic system (CdTe)[sub 1-x]Te[sub x] system using atomic force microscopy. Volume fraction of tellurium marking the rapid conductivity onset; Basis for the observed critical volume fraction value for percolation in the measurements; Nature of the percolation phenomenon.


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