Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 5, Issue 5, pp 417–423 | Cite as

Electrical properties of CdS x Se1−x single crystals

  • D Raja Reddy
  • B K Reddy
  • P J Reddy


Electrical conductivity and Hall effect were studied on vapour phase grown CdS x Se1−x single crystals in the entire range of composition in the temperature range 90–300 K. The conductivities of the as-grown crystals varied significantly. High conducting samples were obtained by annealing either in vacuum or in cadmium vapour. Hall mobilities, carrier concentration and donor activation energies were calculated. No definite variation in mobility with composition was observed. Donor activation energy showed an increasing trend with increase of CdS content.


Electrical properties CdSxSe1−x single crystals Hall effect 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D Raja Reddy
    • 1
  • B K Reddy
    • 1
  • P J Reddy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsS V University CollegeTirupatiIndia

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