Volume 18, Issue 1 ((Iranian Journal of Physics Research,Spring 2018)                   IJPR 2018, 18(1): 157-162 | Back to browse issues page


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Ghasemi H, Mokhtari A, Payami F, Soleimanian V. Feasibility of the use of ( ZnxHg(1-x)Te ternary compound as a spectrometer of nuclear radiations . IJPR. 2018; 18 (1) :157-162
URL: http://ijpr.iut.ac.ir/article-1-2102-en.html
Department of physics, University of Shahrekord, Shahrekord, Iran 2. Material Research Center, AEOI, Isfahan, Iran , ghassemi_has@yahoo.com
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In this paper in order to achieve a suitable spectrometer for nuclear radiation detection at room temperature, effect of adding the element Hg to binary compound semiconductor ZnTe was studied completely. Electronic structure and transport properties of ternary compound semiconductor ZnxHg(1-x)Te (ZHT) simulated using ABINIT as a computational code based on density functional theory. According to this simulation the range of x0.8 was selected. This simulations including good response function compared to CdTe simulated by using MCNP as a computational code, shows that ZHT in the above range is a suitable nuclear spectrometer at room temperature.

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