Magnetic Ions in Group IV Semiconductors

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Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 190)

Abstract

XAS experiments at the TM K-edge in semiconductors, will be employed as a crucial technique to spread light not only on the mechanisms of the atomic substition, but also to investigate how the semiconductor surrounding the metal is perturbed by the insertion of an extrinsic atomic species. Wherever nominal dilution of Mn is obtained, such investigations put in light the physical constraints that must be considered to describe the electronic problem of the ferromagnetism on-set. Contrarily to the case of the III-V group doped semiconductors the research field is still incomplete and many systems have not been dealt with yet in any details, possibly because of more difficult realization and of a more controversial interpretation.

Keywords

Migration Chromium Europium Hexagonal Pyrolysis 

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