Transport Properties of AgInSe2 Crystals


AgInSe2 crystals were grown by Bridgman technique. The crystals were identified structurally by X-ray diffraction technique. Measurements of electrical conductivity and Hall effect were performed in the temperature range (138 K - 434 K) and (220 K - 488 K) for thermoelectric power measurements. From these measurements, many physical parameters were determined. The energy gap was calculated to be 1.24 eV. The conductivity type was found to be n-type. Crystallite size (D) of the obtained AgInSe2 crystals was calculated to be 70 nm. The lattice parameters for the prepared crystals were a = 6.0938 ? and c = 11.7775 ?.

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Shaban, H. and Gergs, M. (2014) Transport Properties of AgInSe2 Crystals. Materials Sciences and Applications, 5, 292-299. doi: 10.4236/msa.2014.55035.

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