Boson peak in low-frequency Raman spectra of AsxS100-x glasses: nanocluster contribution
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2010

The origin of the Boson peak was investigated using Raman spectroscopy and ab initio calculations. Low frequency Raman active vibrational modes of different branchy-, ring- and cage-like AsmSn nanoclusters were calculated and compared to experimentally determined Raman spectra of AsxS100-x glasses with different compositon. A good correlation was found between the spectral features and the calculated Raman modes. The possible structural nature of the Boson peak in arsenic chalcogenides is proposed and discussed.


R. Holomb

Uzhhorod National University

V. Mitsa

Uzhhorod National University

Patrik Johansson

Chalmers, Teknisk fysik, Kondenserade materiens fysik

M. Veres

Magyar Tudomanyos Akademia

Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics

1862-6351 (ISSN) 1610-1642 (eISSN)

Vol. 7 3-4 885-888


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