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Theory of Optical Absorption with Electron-Hole Attraction

Published

Author(s)

Eric L. Shirley, L Benedict, Robert B. Bohn

Abstract

This work presents calculations of the optical absorption spectra of semiconductors and insulators. The background and underlying physics are discussed, and the efficient computational method used is sketched. Results for eight solids are presented and compared to measured spectra, along with computed x-ray absorption spectra near several edges.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the Electrochemical Society
Volume
98
Issue
No. 24
Conference Dates
November 11-12, 1998
Conference Title
Electrochemical Society

Keywords

absorption spectrum, electron-hole attraction, insulator, semiconductor, theory, x-ray

Citation

Shirley, E. , Benedict, L. and Bohn, R. (1998), Theory of Optical Absorption with Electron-Hole Attraction, Proceedings of the Electrochemical Society (Accessed April 19, 2024)
Created November 1, 1998, Updated February 17, 2017