Optical bleaching of metastable defects in amorphous silicon

Ganguly, Gautam
February 1992
Applied Physics Letters;2/17/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p874
Academic Journal
Demonstrates the recovery of band-gap light induced excess sub-band-gap absorption on exposure to strongly absorbed ultraviolet illumination at room temperature. Occurrence of the bleaching effect in the bulk; Effect of low intensity ultraviolet illumination hydrogenated amorphous silicon; Influence of surface absorbed illumination on bulk metastable defects.


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