Raman Spectroscopy of Compound Semiconductors

  • Jordi IbáñezEmail author
  • Ramon Cuscó
Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 150)


Raman spectroscopy has become a widely used characterization tool in today’s semiconductor research. In this chapter, we provide an introductory background to the physics of Raman scattering and discuss present-day applications of Raman spectroscopy in the field of compound semiconductor physics. Illustrative examples of Raman studies are given on a variety of topics such as crystal quality assessment, strain determination, alloy composition, impurities, and free-charge characterization in doped semiconductors.


Raman Spectrum Raman Spectroscopy Impurity Mode Longitudinal Optical Transverse Optical 
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  1. 1.Institut Jaume Almera, Consell Superior d’Investigacions Científiques (CSIC)Lluís Solé i Sabarís s/nBarcelona, CataloniaSpain

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