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Il Nuovo Cimento B (1971-1996)

, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 392–396 | Cite as

Electroreflectance and faraday rotation in Pb1−x-Sn x Te

  • A. Moritani
  • H. Piller
  • S. A. Khan
Article

Summary

The electronic band structure parameters have been studied in Pb1−xSn x Te by means of electroreflectance (ER) in the absorbing region and of Faraday rotation in the infra-red transmitting region. Interference effects in Faraday rotation have been investigated theoretically in thin-film samples.

Электроотражение и вращение Фарадея в Pb1−xSn x Te

Резюме

Исследуются параметры электронной зонной структуры в Pb1−xSn x Te с помощью электроотражения в области поглощения и вращения Фарадея в инфракрасной области. В тонких пленках теоретически изучаются интерференционные эффекты при вращении Фарадея.

Riassunto

Sono stati studiati i parametri della struttura elettronica a bande nel Pb1−xSn x Te per mezzo dell’elettroriflettanza (ER) nella regione di assorbimento e della rotazione di Faraday nella regione di trasparenza nell’infrarosso. Gli effetti di interferenza nella rotazione di Faraday sono stati studiati teoricamente in campioni di film sottili.

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Footnotes

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© Società Italiana di Fisica 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Moritani
    • 1
  • H. Piller
    • 1
  • S. A. Khan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyLouisiana State UniversityBaton Rouge
  2. 2.Department of Science and MathematicsMississippi Valley State UniversityItta Bena

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