ABSTRACT Porous silicon has been produced in this work by photochemical etching process (PC).The irradiation has been achieved using ordinary light source (150δ250 W) power and (875 nm) wavelength. The influence of various irradiation times and HF concentration on porosity of PSi material was investigated by depending on gravimetric measurements. The I-V and C-V characteristics for CdS/PSi structure have been investigated in this work too.
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