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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 2002
  • pp: 5179–5184

Photothermal Deflection Studies of GaAs Epitaxial Layers

Nibu A. George, C. P. G. Vallabhan, V. P. N. Nampoori, and P. Radhakrishnan  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 24, pp. 5179-5184 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.41.005179


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Abstract

Photothermal beam deflection studies were carried out with GaAs epitaxial double layers grown on semi-insulating GaAs substrates. The impurity densities in thin epitaxial layers were found to influence the effective thermal diffusivity of the entire structure.

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OCIS Codes
(120.4290) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Nondestructive testing
(160.6000) Materials : Semiconductor materials
(300.6430) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, photothermal
(310.6870) Thin films : Thin films, other properties

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Nibu A. George, C. P. G. Vallabhan, V. P. N. Nampoori, and P. Radhakrishnan, "Photothermal Deflection Studies of GaAs Epitaxial Layers," Appl. Opt. 41, 5179-5184 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-41-24-5179


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