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Optical Absorption and Reflection

  • Karlheinz Seeger
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Abstract

The propagation of electromagnetic radiation through a semiconductor in general depends on témperature and external pressure and can be modified by electric and magnetic fields. Measurements of these effects provide information about band structure and energy levels in semiconductors. In Appendix D useful relations between reflection and transmission coefficients and the index of refraction and the extinction coefficient are given, together with the Kramers-Kronig relations. For numerical purposes it may be worth noting that a quantum energy hω of 1 eV is equivalent to a wavenumber ύ of 8060 cm−1 and to a wavelength λ of 1.24µm.

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Optical Absorption Effective Mass Cyclotron Resonance Landau Level Faraday Rotation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karlheinz Seeger
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  1. 1.Ludwig Boltzmann-Institut für FestkörperphysikWienÖsterreich
  2. 2.Institut für Angewandte PhysikUniversität WienÖsterreich

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