Accession Number:

AD0661192

Title:

STATIONARY HIGH FIELD DOMAINS IN THE RANGE OF NEGATIVE DIFFERENTIAL CONDUCTIVITY IN CDS SINGLE CRYSTALS.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

DELAWARE UNIV NEWARK DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

In CdS crystals with an N-shaped negative differential conductivity range stationary high field domains adjacent to the electrodes are observed. With increasing applied voltage these steplike domains increase in width staying attached to the cathode until they fill the entire crystal, then a still higher field domain is formed at the anode and increases in width. These domains can be explained within an earlier published theory and allow the determination of electron densities at the cathode-CdS boundary, and in the field quenched region. The analysis of these stationary domains presents a new tool for work function metal semiconductor investigations. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Solid State Physics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE