Technical Physics Letters

, Volume 43, Issue 12, pp 1077–1079 | Cite as

A Study of the Thermovoltaic Effect in Heterostructures Based on Sm1–xGd x S Solid Solutions

  • V. V. Kaminskii
  • M. A. Grevtsev
  • M. M. Kazanin
  • N. V. Sharenkova


The influence of doping of samarium monosulfide with gadolinium has been investigated. Experiments have been carried out in the temperature range of 300–450 K. A decrease in the effect value with increasing gadolinium content in the Sm1–xGdxS heterostructure with x ranged from 0 to 0.13 has been found and explained. Formulas for calculating the output signal in dependence of the doping value have been derived.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Kaminskii
    • 1
  • M. A. Grevtsev
    • 1
  • M. M. Kazanin
    • 1
  • N. V. Sharenkova
    • 1
  1. 1.Ioffe Physical Technical InstituteSt. PetersburgRussia

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