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Excitons with anisotropic effective mass

Schindlmayr, A. (1997) Excitons with anisotropic effective mass. European Journal of Physics. pp. 374-376. ISSN 1361-6404

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Abstract

We present a simple analytic scheme for calculating the binding energy of excitons in semiconductors that takes full account of the existing anisotropy in the effective mass, as a complement to the qualitative treatment in most textbooks. Results obtained for excitons in gallium nitride form the basis for a discussion of the accuracy of this approach.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 1997 Institute of Physics. This is an author produced version of a paper published in the European Journal of Physics. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self archiving policy.
Academic Units: The University of York > Physics (York)
Depositing User: Physics Import
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2008 17:02
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2013 14:41
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0143-0807/18/5/011
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
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URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/4037

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