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Title: Symmetry and diffusivity of the interstitial hydrogen shallow-donor center in In2O3

Uniaxial stress experiments performed for the 3306 cm-1 vibrational line assigned to the interstitial-hydrogen, shallow-donor center in In2O3 reveal its symmetry and transition- moment direction. The defect alignment that can be produced by a [001] stress applied at 165 K is due to a process that is also a hydrogen- diffusion jump, providing a microscopic determination of the diffusion constant for H in In2O3 and its mechanism. Lastly, our experimental results strongly complement theoretical predictions for the structure and diffusion of the interstitial hydrogen donor center in In2O3.
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  1. Lehigh Univ., Bethlehem, PA (United States)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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Applied Physics Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 109; Journal Issue: 20; Journal ID: ISSN 0003-6951
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; light-emitting diodes; In2O3 doped with Sn; conducting oxide; diffusion; infrared spectra; interstitial defects; activation energies; absorption spectra
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OSTI ID: 1332375