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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1982
  • pp: 2923–2928

Theory of the photoacoustic effect in semiconductors influence of carrier diffusion and recombination

L. C. M. Miranda  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 21, Issue 16, pp. 2923-2928 (1982)

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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)

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