FREE-CARRIER ABSORPTION CALCULATOR

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INPUTS

   
Semiconductor material

Background type

Doping profile type

FC absorption model

     
Temperature, T K
Incident wavelength, λ nm
Angle of transmission, θ o
     
Background doping
Concentration cm–3
Thickness um
         
Doping profile 1  
Doping function

 
Peak conc. cm–3
Depth at peak um
Depth factor um

 

 
       

OUTPUTS

 
 

Free-carrier
absorption
per pass


0.30 %

Computation time: 0.000 s.

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Welcome to the free-carrier absorption calculator

This calculator determines the fraction of infrared light absorbed by free carriers (electrons and holes) in a single pass through a semiconductor.

The assumptions used in the calculations are described on the About page.

Disclaimer

Neither PV Lighthouse nor any person related to the compilation of this calculator make any warranty, expressed or implied, or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information disclosed or rendered by this calculator.

Version 1.2.3, 18-August-2014

New in this version:

  • An FCA model published by Baker-Finch et al. was added. The upper and lower uncertainty limits of this model can also be selected.

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