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Nuclear Physics and Atomic Energy

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Nucl. Phys. At. Energy 2019, volume 20, issue 2, pages 164-169.
Section: Radiation Physics.
Received: 15.03.2019; Accepted: 11.07.2019; Published online: 27.08.2019.
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Electrophysical characteristics of initial and irradiated GàAsP LEDs structures

O. V. Konoreva1,*, P. G. Litovchenko1, O. I. Radkevych2, V. M. Popov2, V. P. Tartachnyk1, V. V. Shlapatska3

1 Institute for Nuclear Research, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
2 State Enterprise “Scientific Research Institute of Microdevices” STC “Institute of Single Crystals”, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
3 L. V. Pisarzhevsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

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Abstract: Light emitting diodes based on gallium arsenide-phosphide solid solutions were studied. Negative differential resistance regions were identified at lower temperatures T ≤ 130 K. Irradiation of diodes by electrons (E = 2 MeV) leads to the increase in the differential resistance, change in the contact potential difference, and a drop in the radiation intensity. These effects are due to the influence of deep radiation defects levels and surface states, activated by high levels of the ionization excitation peculiar to electron irradiation.

Keywords: GaAsP, light emitting diode, negative differential resistance, current-voltage characteristic.


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