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COMPOSITIONS OF DOPED, CO-DOPED AND TRI-DOPED SEMICONDUCTOR MATERIALS

United States Patent Application

20120045887
A1
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Semiconductor materials suitable for being used in radiation detectors are disclosed. A particular example of the semiconductor materials includes tellurium, cadmium, and zinc. Tellurium is in molar excess of cadmium and zinc. The example also includes aluminum having a concentration of about 10 to about 20,000 atomic parts per billion and erbium having a concentration of at least 10,000 atomic parts per billion.
Lynn, Kelvin (Pullman, WA), Jones, Kelly (Colfax, WA), Ciampi, Guido (Waltham, MA)
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION (Pullman WA)
13/ 286,829
November 1, 2011
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY-SPONSORED RESEARCH [0002] This work was partially funded by the Department of Energy (DE-FG07-06IDI4724), and the United States government has, therefore, certain rights to the present invention.