A quantitative derivation is presented for the production of the photoacoustic signal in semiconductors, taking into account finite carrier diffusion and recombination times in the solid.
© 1982 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 19, 1981
Published: August 15, 1982
L. C. M. Miranda, "Theory of the photoacoustic effect in semiconductors influence of carrier diffusion and recombination," Appl. Opt. 21, 2923-2928 (1982)