Modeling of diffusion motion of In nanoparticles in a CdTe crystal during laser-induced doping

  • S.M. Levytskyi V.E. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • T. Zhao Energy Materials and Optoelectronics Unit, Songshan Lake Materials Laboratory
  • Z. Cao National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”
  • A.V. Stronski National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”
Keywords: CdTe, laser induced doping, X/γ-ray detectors


In order to solve the problem of the ohmic contact between the crystal surface and the metal electrode in the manufacturing process of the X/γ-ray detector, this paper uses a laser to probe the doping process of In/CdTe crystals in different media. In this experiment, the Traveling Heater Method (THM) is used to obtain CdTe(111) crystals that meet the requirements (ρ >109Ω∙cm). In and Au materials are respectively coated on the surface of the crystal sample by the vacuum thermal evaporation method to obtain the crystal sample meeting the requirements. The high-resistance p-type CdTe crystal of a relatively thick In film is irradiated with nanosecond laser pulses, the In film is used as an n-type doping source and as an electrode after laser irradiation.


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LevytskyiS., ZhaoT., CaoZ. and StronskiA. 2021. Modeling of diffusion motion of In nanoparticles in a CdTe crystal during laser-induced doping. Physics and Chemistry of Solid State. 22, 2 (May 2021), 301-306. DOI:
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