Abstract

The study of the light emission in semiconductors using energy and entropy balance equations reveals that there is an intrinsic entropy generation built into the emission process. Such an irreversible property provides insight into the conversion of electrical energy into light.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1698-1701
Number of pages4
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics
Volume4
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007

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Intrinsic irreversibility in semiconductor light emission. / Ding, D.; Johnson, Shane; Wang, J. B.; Yu, S. Q.; Zhang, Yong-Hang.

In: Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics, Vol. 4, No. 5, 2007, p. 1698-1701.

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