Accession Number : ADD001004

Title :   Method of Creating Electrically Semiconducting Diamond.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Giardini,Armando A ; Tydings,John E

Report Date : 23 Aug 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent discloses that pure diamond can be made semiconducting by injection of small quantities (in the order of a few parts per million) of selected elemental impurities into its crystal structure. The carrier impurity source substance is ammonium hydrogen phosphate, phosphorus, or lithium nitride.

Descriptors :   *Diamonds, *Semiconductor doping, *Patents, Diffusion, Synthetic stones, Iron, Carbides, Manganese, Synthesis(Chemistry)

Subject Categories : Solid State Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE