J. Phys. Radium
Volume 17, Numéro 8-9, août-septembre 1956
Page(s) 797 - 800
J. Phys. Radium 17, 797-800 (1956)
DOI: 10.1051/jphysrad:01956001708-9079700

Luminescence et conductibilité de monocristaux de Zns(Cu)

D.R. Hamilton

Department of Physics, The University, Birmingham

The luminescence and conductivity of a set of single crystals of ZnS activated by varying amounts of copper have been investigated. Considerable difficulties exist with the present models for temperature quenching. Conductivity measurements, although complicated by nonohmic contacts, suggest the luminescence centres are the donors of photoelectrons. Lattice irregularities or Cu2S centres are believed to be predominant donors of semi-conduction electrons.

7240 - Photoconduction and photovoltaic effects.

Key words
luminescence -- electrical conductivity -- luminescence of inorganic substances -- zinc compounds