Liquid-gas phase diagram of an electron-hole fluid

Gordon A. Thomas, T. M. Rice, J. C. Hensel

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Measurements and theoretical estimates are presented of the liquid-gas phase diagram of an electron-hole fluid in pure germanium. The critical point is found to occur in a region where the fluid is an electron-hole plasma at Tc=6.5±0.1 K and nc=(8±2)×1016 cm-3.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)219-222
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1974
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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