Temperature-dependent luminescence from the electron-hole liquid in Ge

G. A. Thomas, T. G. Phillips, T. M. Rice, J. C. Hensel

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Detailed measurements of luminescence lines from optically pumped germanium lead to the determination of the temperature variation of the carrier density and binding energy of an electron-hole liquid. A metallic model of this liquid provides a quantitative description of the data and allows a determination of the compressibility of the liquid.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)386-389
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1973
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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