Empirical Relation for Electronic and Optical Properties of Binary Tetrahedral Semiconductors

Keywords: Ionicity, atomic number, zinc blende, energy gap


The concept of ionicity has been developed by Phillips and Van Vechten from the dielectric analysis of the semiconductors and insulators to evaluate various bond parameters of binary tetrahedral (AIIBVI and AIIIBV) semiconductors. In this paper, an advance hypothesis of average atomic number of the elements in a compound has been used to evaluate intrinsic electronic and optical parameters such as ionic gap (Ec), average energy gap (Eg), crystal ionicity (fi) and dielectric constant (ϵ) of binary tetrahedral semiconductors.


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Verma, A., Gupta, R., & Singh, K. (2021). Empirical Relation for Electronic and Optical Properties of Binary Tetrahedral Semiconductors. East European Journal of Physics, (1), 89-92. https://doi.org/10.26565/2312-4334-2021-1-11