Coexistence of electron-hole gas and liquid in Ge

W. Miniscalco, C. C. Huang, M. B. Salamon

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Abstract

The electron-hole gas, in equilibrium with the electron-hole liquid, has been directly observed in Ge by observation of a luminescence feature. Parameters of the coexistence curve between the two phases are determined to be Tc=7.0±0.1 K and nc=(8.9±0.5)×1016 Information concerning the transition between the electron-hole-gas phase and bound excitons is also obtained.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1356-1359
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume39
Issue number21
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1977

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