Tracks and voids in amorphous Ge induced by swift heavy-ion irradiation

Date

2013

Authors

Ridgway, Mark C
Bierschenk, Thomas
Giulian, Raquel
Afra, Boshra
Rodriguez, Matias
Araujo, Leandro
Byrne, Aidan
Kirby, N
Pakarinen, Olli
Djurabekova, Flyura

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American Physical Society

Abstract

Ion tracks formed in amorphous Ge by swift heavy-ion irradiation have been identified with experiment and modeling to yield unambiguous evidence of tracks in an amorphous semiconductor. Their underdense core and overdense shell result from quenched-in rad

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Keywords: Bow tie; Ion track; Material Flow; Molten phase; Overdense; Resolidification; Solid-to-liquid phase; Volume contraction; Amorphous semiconductors; Germanium; Irradiation; Heavy ions

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Source

Physical Review Letters

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Journal article

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Open Access

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DOI

10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.245502

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