By Johannes Giesecke
Harmonically modulated luminescence combines the benefits of hugely delicate luminescence metrology with a right away dynamic entry to provider lifetime in semiconductors at at the least required a priori info. the current paintings covers theoretical, conceptual, and experimental advances of the harmonically modulated luminescence method. Theoretical constraints of dynamic service lifetime thoughts are carefully elaborated, together with the evidence in their differential nature and their features at nonuniform spatial distributions of recombination cost. The pathway towards a unified, trustworthy, and flexible harmonically modulated service lifetime metrology is delineated - overlaying the complete sun cellphone creation chain from naked ingots to entire sun cells. actual entry to miscellaneous proper recombination and delivery houses through harmonically modulated luminescence is confirmed and experimentally proven, embracing injection-dependent service lifetimes at super low injection stipulations, a spatially resolved service lifetime calibration of luminescence pictures, and actual methods to either web dopant focus and minority service mobility.