TITLE

Light-induced metastable defects in amorphous silicon: The role of hydrogen

AUTHOR(S)
Stutzmann, M.; Jackson, W. B.; Smith, A. J.; Thompson, R.
PUB. DATE
January 1986
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/6/1986, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The role of hydrogen in the creation and annealing kinetics of the light-induced metastable defects in hydrogenated amorphous silicon is investigated using electron spin resonance. Deuterated and hydrogenated films exhibited the same defect creation rate and nearly identical distributions of annealing energies. Implications of these results for various microscopic models for the creation of metastable defects are discussed.
ACCESSION #
9818773

 

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