Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys.
Volume 83, Number 3, September 2018
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Semiconductors and Devices|
|Published online||26 October 2018|
The conduction band non-parabolicity of degenerate AZO semiconductors: k.p method
Department of Physics, Urmia University,
11 km Serow Road, Urmia, Iran
2 Urmia University Campus, Shahid Beheshti Ave., Urmia, Iran
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Received in final form: 2 September 2018
Accepted: 5 September 2018
Published online: 26 October 2018
We present a discussion regarding the conduction band non-parabolicity and the Fermi energy of Al doped ZnO (AZO) degenerate semiconductors using the higher orders of Fermi–Dirac (F-D) integrals. We find an analytical expression for Fermi energy, based on two-band k.p theory and modified Boltzmann's classical equation. We examine the accuracy of resulted expression using absolute error value.
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