Oxygen in antimony triselenide: An IR absorption study



Herklotz, F, Lavrov, EV, Hobson, TDC, Major, JD and Durose, K
(2022) Oxygen in antimony triselenide: An IR absorption study. APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 120 (21). 212101-.

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Abstract

<jats:p>Oxygen in single crystalline antimony triselenide (Sb2Se3) is addressed by infrared (IR) absorption spectroscopy. Measurements conducted on Sb2Se3 samples doped—during growth, post-growth annealing in the O2 ambient, or by O ion implantation—with 16O reveal an IR absorption line at 527 cm−1 (10 K). Substitution of 16O by 18O “red”-shifts the signal down to 500 cm−1 based on which the line is assigned to a local vibrational mode of an isolated oxygen defect. Annealing of O-enriched samples in hydrogen atmosphere at temperatures above 380 °C results in the suppression of the 527-cm−1 line and concurrent appearance of the signals due to hydroxyl groups, suggesting formation of oxygen-hydrogen complexes. The configuration of the 527-cm−1 oxygen center is discussed.</jats:p>

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 51 Physical Sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2022 09:30
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2024 23:49
DOI: 10.1063/5.0095547
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3157304