Chapter 11. Use of Forced Mixing via the Accelerated Crucible Rotation Technique (ACRT) in Bridgman Growth of Cadmium Mercury Telluride (CMT)

  1. Dr.-Ing. Hans J. Scheel1 and
  2. Dr. Peter Capper2
  1. Dr. Peter Capper

Published Online: 25 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527623440.ch11

Crystal Growth Technology: From Fundamentals and Simulation to Large-scale Production

Crystal Growth Technology: From Fundamentals and Simulation to Large-scale Production

How to Cite

Capper, P. (2008) Use of Forced Mixing via the Accelerated Crucible Rotation Technique (ACRT) in Bridgman Growth of Cadmium Mercury Telluride (CMT), in Crystal Growth Technology: From Fundamentals and Simulation to Large-scale Production (eds H. J. Scheel and P. Capper), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527623440.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Scheel Consulting, Grönstrasse Haus Anatas, 3803 Beatenberg, Switzerland

  2. 2

    SELEX Sensors and Airborne, Systems Infrared Ltd., P.O. Box 217, Millbrook, Southampton SO1 5EG, United Kingdom

Author Information

  1. SELEX Sensors and Airborne, Systems Infrared Ltd., P.O. Box 217, Millbrook, Southampton SO1 5EG, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527317622

Online ISBN: 9783527623440

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Keywords:

  • CMT;
  • Bridgman/ACRT;
  • photoconductive detectors;
  • composition uniformity;
  • purity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Elemental Purification (Mercury and Tellurium)

  • Bridgman Growth of CMT

  • Accelerated Crucible Rotation Technique (ACRT)

  • Uses in IR Devices

  • Summary

  • References