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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 2 — Jan. 23, 2006
  • pp: 710–716

Theoretical investigation of the electronic and optical properties of pseudocubic Si3P4, Ge3P4 and Sn3P4

Ming Xu, Songyou Wang, Gang Yin, Liangyao Chen, and Yu Jia  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 710-716 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.14.000710


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Abstract

Group-IV phosphides are relatively unknown materials as compared to the Group-IV carbide. In this work, we detailed the first principles calculations of the electronic and optical properties of the pseudocubic M3P4 (M=Si, Ge, Sn) using the density function theory (DFT). Results are in good agreement with those previous works. Furthermore, the optical constants, such as the dielectric function, energy loss function and effective number of valence electrons are calculated and presented in the study.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(300.6470) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, semiconductors

ToC Category:
Materials

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Ming Xu, Songyou Wang, Gang Yin, Liangyao Chen, and Yu Jia, "Theoretical investigation of the electronic and optical properties of pseudocubic Si3P4, Ge3P4 and Sn3P4," Opt. Express 14, 710-716 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-2-710


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