On determining the optical gap associated with an amorphous semiconductor: A generalization of the Tauc model

Stephen K. O'Leary*, P. K. Lim

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Abstract

We propose a generalization of the Tauc model which follows directly from some recent theoretical developments. The implications of this model, with regards to the determination of the optical gap associated with an amorphous semiconductor, are then discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-21
Number of pages5
JournalSolid State Communications
Volume104
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1997
Externally publishedYes

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry

User-Defined Keywords

  • A. disordered systems
  • A. semiconductors
  • D. electronic states
  • D. optical properties
  • D. order-disorder effects

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