Effects of magnetic fields on free excitons in CuInSe2

M. V. Yakushev, R. W. Martin, A. Babinski, A. V. Mudryi, S Sadewasser (Editor), D AbouRas (Editor), B Lake (Editor), HW Schock (Editor)

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The effects of magnetic fields up to 20 T were studied in CuInSe2 single crystals using photoluminescence (PL) at 4.2 K. Diamagnetic shifts of the free A and B excitons measured in the PL spectra in CuInSe2 at 4.2 K tinder the magnetic fields were used to estimate the reduced masses (0.095m(0) for the A and 0.098m(0) for the B exciton), binding energies (7.0 meV for the A and 7.2 meV for the B exciton) and Bohr radii (7.6 nm for the A and 7.3 nm for the B exciton) of the free-excitons in CuInSe2 assuming that both excitons are isotropic and hydrogen-like. (C) 2009 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1086-1088
Number of pages22
JournalPhysica Status Solidi C
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 18 Feb 2009
Event16th International Conference on Ternary and Multinary Compounds - Berlin, Germany
Duration: 15 Sept 200919 Sept 2009


  • optical-properties
  • energy
  • constant
  • single-crystals


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