Hydrogen Motion and the Staebler-Wronski Effect in Amorphous Silicon

  • D. E. Carlson
Part of the Institute for Amorphous Studies Series book series (IASS)


In 1977 Staebler and Wronski (1) discovered that prolonged illumination could induce reversible changes in the photoconductivity and dark conductivity of hydrogenated amorphous silicon (a-Si: H). Subsequently, similar reversible changes have been observed in the photoluminescence (2), electron spin density (3), photovoltaic parameters (4), and density of gap states (5) in a-Si: H.


Amorphous Silicon Hydrogen Molecule Pair Bond Electron Spin Density Prolonged Illumination 
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  • D. E. Carlson
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  1. 1.Solarex Thin Film DivisionNewtownUSA

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